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James SHIELS

Regimental number158
Place of birthGlenboro Canada
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationSolider
AddressMaribyrnong Barracks, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinR Shiels, Glenboro, Manitoba, Canada
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Battery 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A8 Argyllshire on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 16 March 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death28 May 1931

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