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John Herbert SHAW

Regimental number3425
Place of birthClarence Heads, New South Wales
OccupationGeneral smith
Address103 Paddington Street, Paddington, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Height5' 5"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinSister, Mrs M Endicott, 103 Paddington Street, Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceScottish Rifles. Sickness.
Enlistment date25 July 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3425A
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Chalres Henry and Mary SHAW
Discharge date22 February 1920
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Wandilla', 31 March 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 18 May 1919, for onward travel to Sydney; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 22 February 1920.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death6 February 1932
Age at death49
Place of burialBotany Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, SHAW John Herbert

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