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James Albert SHEA

Regimental number3507
Place of birthHobart Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationClerk
Address16 Francis Street, Battery Point, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, F Shea, 16 Francis Street, Battery Point, Hobart, Tasmania
Enlistment date10 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 10 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 September 1916
Place of burialCourcelette British Cemetery (Plot V, Row A, Grave No. 15), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
156
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3570 Pte Vernon Reginald SHEA, 15th Bn, returned to Australia, 28 March 1919.

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