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William Harold SHEARER

Regimental number3327
Place of birthBundaberg Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationPlumber
Address9 Lambert Street, Kangaroo Point, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, W S Shearer, 9 Lambert Street, Kangaroo Point, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date21 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 3, Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/31/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1918
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death10 September 1972
Place of burialMt Thompson Crematorium

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