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Archibald Hamilton SHIELDS

Regimental number7105
Place of birthRaymond Terrace, New South Wales
SchoolCook Hill Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressNewcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinWife, Mrs D M Shields, 41 Cambridge Street, Paddington, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil.
Enlistment date13 July 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 July 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 31 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1918
Place of death or woundingunknown
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row D, Grave No. 5), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Elizabeth SHIELDS; husband of Daisy SHIELDS, Lord Street, Dungog, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsunknown
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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