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William Robert SHAW

Regimental number138
Place of birthEchuca, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFireman
Address21 Hick Street, Mount Hawthorn, North Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Davidson, 270 James Street, Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date14 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateDied of wounds No date of fate entered on Nom
Place of death or woundingMouquet Farm, Pozieres, France
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery (Plot B, Row 24, Grave No. 9), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
81
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert SHAW and Margaret his wife, 5 John Street, West Perth, Western Australia. Native of Victoria

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