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William Arnold SHREWSBURY

Regimental number463
Date of birth8 December 1890
Place of birthStretton, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressC/- R J Greenshields, Celtic Chambers George Street, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, William Shrewsbury, Stratton Burton on Trent, England
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A5 Omrah on 24 September 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollComissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 January 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

1914/15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death15 August 1975
Place of burialNorthern Suburbs Crematorium

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