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William SHAW

Regimental number3428
Place of birthEdinburgh Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationDairyman
AddressWoodside, West Guildford, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinSister, Miss E Shaw, 20 Torphichen Street, Edinburgh, Scotland
Enlistment date24 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 8
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/17/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 23 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Motor Transport Company
FateReturned to Australia 12 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Western Australia Garden of Remembrance
Date of death11 March 1949

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