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James Clive SHEILS

Regimental number2742
Place of birthDalgety New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressDalgety via Cooma, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, J W P Shiels, Dalgety via Cooma, New South Wales
Enlistment date16 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 April 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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