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Arthur John SHIELDS

Regimental number2842
Place of birthLatrobe Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressSmithton, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs M E Shields, Smithton, Tasmania
Enlistment date26 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 27 September 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2942
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 30 July 1916
Place of burialPuchevillers British Cemetery (Plot II, Row b, Grave No. 60), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
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