Regimental number6061
Place of birthBrookfield, Queensland
AddressFelix Street, Wooloowin, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20.9
Height5' 5"
Weight130 lbs
Next of kinFather, E F Shield, Felix Street, Wooloowin, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in No 1 Battery, Australian Field Artillery, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date4 August 1915
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 3, Reinforcement 12
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/31/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 1 August 1919
Discharge date23 November 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 17289 Driver Edgar William SHIELD, 11th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 12 May 1919Lt Hubert Mark SHIELD, 9th Bn, killed in action, 14 April 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia from Liverpool on board HT 'Argyllshire', 1 August 1919; disembarked, Melbourne, 22 September 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 23 November 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, SHIELD Albert