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John Fawcett SHAWE

Regimental number1190
Place of birthMadras India
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBank clerk
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinC B Shaw, 50 The Grove, Moreland, Victoria
Enlistment date17 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 March 1916
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 6901 Lance Corporal Patrick Henry Villiers Washington SHAWE, 24th Bn, returned to Australia, 19 January 1919; 3249 Pte William Charles SHAWE, 60th Bn, killed in action, 19 July 1916.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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