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Regimental number27942
Place of birthParramatta, New South Wales
SchoolWindsor Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMaleny, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinBrother, H Shirley, Maleny, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 3, Reinforcement 21
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/31/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Divisional Ammunition Column
FateDied of wounds 3 August 1917
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialWesthof Farm Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 16), Neuve-Eglise, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Harry and Elizabeth SHIRLEY. Native of Parramatta, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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