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William SHOESMITH

Regimental number1266
Place of birthLeeds England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Address9 Bulwer Street, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMrs E Shoesmith, 46 Bentley Lane, Meanwood, Leeds, England
Enlistment date11 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentBugler Private
Unit nameAustralian Stationary Hospital 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/71/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board Transport A55 Kyarra on 14 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Corps Headquarters
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31089 (31 December 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61 (23 May 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1918
Other details

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

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