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Marmaduke Samuel SHEILD

Regimental number7550
Place of birthDishforth, England
ReligionChurch of England
AddressFowlers Bay, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation44
Height5' 6.5"
Weight138 lbs
Next of kinFather, W Sheild, Wittingham, Northumberland, England
Previous military service2 years Light Horse, New Zealand Discharged
Enlistment date4 August 1917
Place of enlistmentPort Lincoln, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 December 1918
Discharge date19 February 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Somali', 10 December 1918; disembarked Adelaide, 1 February 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Adelaide, 19 February 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death9 April 1926
Age at death59
Place of burialAIF Cemetery (Row 7 West, Grave 4), West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, SHEILD Marmaduke Samuel

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