|School||Carlton State School, Victoria|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||18|
|Next of kin||Father, John Shore, 436 Lygon Street, Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||23rd Battalion, 10th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/49/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||60th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||France ('name of town I forget': father)|
|Age at death from cemetery records||19|
|Place of burial||Rue-Du-Bois Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. I), Fleurbaix, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: John and Maggie SHORE, 436 Lygon Street, Carlton, Victoria. Native of Melbourne, Victoria|
Name on Attestation Form: James SHORE; enlisted 22 July 1915; form bears notation 'Re-attested 20 January 1916'.
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Taken on strength, 60th Bn, Duntroon Plateau, 20 April 1916.
Admitted to 14th Field Ambulance, 14 May 1916 (septic arm), and transferred to 8th Field Ambulance; discharged, 17 May 1916, and rejoined Bn, Ferry Post, same day.
Found guilty, 6 June 1916, of wilfully destroying Government property, in that he did burn 1 pair socks and 1 pair braces whichj had been issued to him from CQMS Store: forfeited 1 day's pay.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
Killed in action, 20 July 1916.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Miscellaneous details||Service number incorrectly recorded on NAA site as 4259.|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, SHORE John Richard|