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William Henry SHURIN

Regimental number3957
Date of birth1881
Place of birthBendigo, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSleeper hewer
AddressGreenbushes, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Shurin, Heathcote, Victoria
Enlistment date15 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on 22 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 28 February 1919
Other details

Son of John and Sarah Ann (nee Woodruff) Shurin

Married Isabella Grimes Wilson on 1928

Enlisted at Blackboy Hill, Western Australia

War Service: Egypt and France. Received wounds to both shoulders in France in 1916 and gunshot wound to right leg in France in 1917

Returned to Australia 28 February 1919, disembarking at Melbourne, Victoria
Date of death11 May 1953 - Cahuna
Age at death72
Place of burialCohuna Cemetery, Victoria

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