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William Augustus SHIELDS

Regimental number7146
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPlate layer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinBrother, Jas Shields, Address Unknown
Enlistment date4 September 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 26 September 1917
Miscellaneous detailsTrue name: William Augustus Michael SHIELDS; see 899 Michael SHIELDS for first period of enlistment

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