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Septimus Laughlawn SHAW

Regimental number353
Place of birthMornington, Victoria
Other NamesShaw, Septimus Loughlin
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationTally clerk
AddressNext to Ocean Beach Hotel Wittenoom Street, Bunbury, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Height5' 9.5"
Weight164 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Adelaide Shaw, Wittenoom Street, Bunbury, Western Australia
Previous military service13.Coy.W.a.S.R. 11 years 1st W.A. Const South Africa, 14 months 6th. W.A. 1 1/2 years South Africa. Time Expired
Enlistment date9 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 August 1914
Place of enlistmentBlackboy Hill, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name11th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 31 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 April 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Septimus Laughlane
Date of death7 August 1920
Age at death from cemetery records40
Place of burialWoorllo Cemetery (Portion Roman Catholic, Plot 4, Grave No. 134), Western Australia
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Margaret SHAW. Native of Mornington, Victoria
Discharge date3 October 1916
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Karoola', 12 April 1916; discharged (medically unfit), Perth, 3 October 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, SHAW Septimus Laughlawn

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