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Thomas Jackson SHIRRA

Regimental number1557
Place of birthStirling, Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Charles Shirra, 3 Bruce Street, Stirling, Scotland
Enlistment date15 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 2 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Chalres and Janet SHIRRA. Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance.
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death17 December 1940
Place of burialNorthern Suburbs Cemetery, New South Wales

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