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Roland Hugh SHAW

Regimental number5196
Place of birthGingin Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressPO Gin Gin, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, William Shaw, Gin Gin, Western Australia
Enlistment date10 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 31 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2413 Corporal Claude SHAW, 51st Bn, returned to Australia, 28 February 1919; 4388 Pte William George SHAW, 48th Bn, returned to Australia, 19 October 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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