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Arthur James Edward SHIELDS

Regimental number3442
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationWireless operator
AddressAlbert Park, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, H A Shield, 61 Linton Road, Gravesend, Kent, England
Enlistment date24 September 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 September 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1917
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 6 January 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Arthur
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death20 October 1948

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