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John SHEARS

Regimental number18935
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSaddler
Address146 Grafton Street, Woollahra, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs F I Shears, 146 Grafton Street, Woollahra, New South Wales
Previous military service12th Battery Australian Field Artillery
Enlistment date6 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentSDLR CPL
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 7, Battery 27
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/35/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 11 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 13 July 1916
Date of death11 June 1959
Place of burialWamberal Cemetery

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