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Robert Garland Coryn SHAW

Regimental number1167
Place of birthKalgoorlie, Western Australia
SchoolGuildford Grammar School, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
Address1217 Bourke Street, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Robert G C Shaw, 1217 Bourke Street, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
Previous military service84th Bn Senior Cadets 22nd Brigade. "Corporal" 25/6/13, "Sergeant" 25/4/15
Enlistment date12 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 29 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 July 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Robert Garland
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialRegine Trench Cemetery (Plot VII, Row K, Grave No. 18), Grandcourt, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Eleanor SHAW, Town Hall, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia

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