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James David SHEARER

Regimental number1611
Place of birthMaitland New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationStation overseer
Address'Derrima', St Marks Road, Randwick, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Miriam May Shearer, 'Derrima', St Marks Road, Randwick, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date4 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Light Horse Regiment, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/17/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT RMS Moldavia on 2 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 17 July 1919
Date of death3 May 1962
Place of burialCollarenebri Cemetery

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