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Thomas Edward SHIELDS

Regimental number6120
Place of birthClarence River New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressCoffs Harbour Jetly, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Hughie McKinnon Shields, Coffs Harbour Jetty, New South Wales
Enlistment date21 August 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 31 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 January 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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