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William Francis SHELLY

Regimental number3678
Place of birthGeelong Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationWeaver
Address62 Anderson Street, Richmond, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Shelly, 62 Anderson Street, Richmond, Victoria
Enlistment date4 October 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 8
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/15/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 21 November 1917
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Ormonde on 2 March 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Corps School
FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death29 February 1928

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