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William SHEARER

Regimental number3570
Date of birth--/11/1893
Place of birthFootscray, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFitter
Address110 Lennox Street, Richmond, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, J Shearer, 110 Lennox Street, Richmond, Victoria
Enlistment date7 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 June 1916
Discharge date3 December 1916 - medically unfit
Other detailsWar Service: Served 394 days (282 days of which were spent abroad)
Date of death23 September 1954 - Yarraville, Victoria
Age at death58

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