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George Herbert SHILLUM

Regimental number2979
Place of birthParkside, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressMorgan, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Height5'7.25"
Weight163 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jane Shillum, Stockade Reserve, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date14 June 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name50th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 6 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 July 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Jane SHILLUM
Discharge date18 March 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT A.64 'Demosthenes', 27 July 1917; disembarked 24 September 1917; discharged (medically unfit), Adelaide, 18 March 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death9 May 1933
Age at death40
Place of burialWest Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, SHILLUM George Herbert

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