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William Edward SHOESMITH

Regimental number1645
Place of birthCoopernook New South Wales
ReligionSalvation Army
OccupationLabourer
AddressGlenthorn via Taree, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Stephen John Shoesmith, Laureton, Camden Haven, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name34th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/51/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 2 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)

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