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William Ernest SHIELDS

Regimental number3920
Place of birthFootscray Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address79 Cowper Street, Footscray, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Shields, 25 Whitehall Street, Footscray, Victoria
Enlistment date9 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 23 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 June 1919

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