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John Ernest SHIELDS

Regimental number11435
Place of birthRylstone New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrocer
AddressPark Road, Auburn, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Shields, Park Road, Auburn, New South Wales
Enlistment date23 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Reinforcement 14
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT RMS Osterley on 15 January 1916
Date of death26 May 1918
Place of burialFranvillers Sommunal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
13
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Albert and Eliza SHIELDS, 10 Park Road, Auburn, New South Wales

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