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Richard Stewart SHAW

Regimental number3537
Place of birthGlasgow, Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationEngineer
AddressWood Street, Mackay, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Ella Shaw, Wood Street, Mackay, Queensland
Enlistment date30 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 3 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
FateKilled in Action 14 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialHagle Dump Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 5), Elverdinghe, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
173
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard Milne and Elizabeth Helen SHAW, Gregory Street, Mackay, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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