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Ernest Thomas SHIELDS

Regimental number2447
Place of birthNewcastle New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressKatanning, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, John Thomas Shields, 161 Oroya Street, Boulder, Western Australia
Enlistment date31 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 13 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)

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