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William SHORTLAND

Regimental number4607
Place of birthGreta, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTelephone linesman
AddressEsperance, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Mr C G Shortland, Kennedy Street, Maylands, Western Australia
Enlistment date16 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 12 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles George and Jannet SHORTLANT
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death18 January 1940
Age at death48
Place of burialKarrakatta Cemetery, Perth, Western Australia

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