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William SHAW

Regimental number327
Place of birthWestbury Tasmania
ReligionMethodist
OccupationCook
Addressc/o Mrs E J Lamb, Westbury, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinBrother, Henry Shaw, Sarcum Street, Croydon, Queensland
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 May 1916
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death21 May 1956
Age at death91
Place of burialYelarbon General Cemetery, Queensland

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