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William Ernest SHAW

Regimental number690
Place of birthSt Arnaud Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressCharlton Road, St Arnaud, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinFather, Frederick Shaw, Charlton Road, St Arnaud, Victoria
Enlistment date2 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 15, Reinforcement 12
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/20/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 21 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 September 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death10 May 1923
Age at death38
Place of burialSt Arnaud Cemetery, Victoria

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