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Frederick Leslie SHEARER

Regimental number15032
Place of birthFootscray Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressSeddon, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Shearer, 23 Carlisle Street, Maidstone, Victoria
Previous military service65th Infantry
Enlistment date4 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 6, Reinforcement 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 April 1918
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery (Plot III, Row O, Grave No. 12), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
177
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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