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Patrick SHELLY

Regimental number2775
Place of birthGeelong, Victoria
SchoolGeelong State School, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinWife, Mrs Minnie B Shelly, 22 Richmond Street, East Geelong, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil.
Enlistment date22 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 14 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularRoHC lists full name as Patrick Lawrence Shelly, 5th Machine Gun Company. Fate place unknown.
FateDied of disease 6 November 1918
Age at death39
Age at death from cemetery records39
Place of burialAbbeville Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot V, Row b, Grave No. 10), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
177
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Sarah SHELLY; husband of Minnie SHELLY, 17 Holmes Street, Ballarat, Victoria. Native of Geelong, Victoria

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