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Samuel James SHELTON

Regimental number1552
Place of birthRichmond New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLineman
AddressLower Fourth Street, Woollahra, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Shelton, Lower Fourth Street, Woollahra, New South Wales
Enlistment date4 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 6 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 May 1919

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