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James SHIELDS

Regimental number29354
Place of birthMoy Tyrone Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationPolice constable
AddressCentral Police Barracks, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, P Shields, Lisbon, Moy, County Tyrone, Ireland
Enlistment date3 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 117
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/136/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 5 March 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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