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William Ernest SHAW

Regimental numberR665
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressFoulden, Mackay, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, O R Shaw, Foulden, Mackay, Queensland
Enlistment date29 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 23 December 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll665
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 October 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Second entry both matched
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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