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Edward William SHEARER

Regimental number1670
Place of birthSingleton New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressSingleton PO, Singleton, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Edward Shearer, Singleton PO, Singleton, New South Wales
Enlistment date6 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name34th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/51/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 2 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Divisional Salvage Company
FateReturned to Australia 28 March 1919
Date of death12 May 1981
Place of burialRookwood Crematorium

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