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Gavin SHUTTLEWORTH

Regimental number1046
Date of birth18 September 1882
Place of birthLaura, South Australia
SchoolWirrabara Forest State School, South Australia
ReligionProtestant
OccupationGardener
AddressWirrabara, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinFather, James Shuttleworth, Wirrabara, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil.
Enlistment date13 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A21 Marere on 16 August 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A61 Kanowna on 24 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 9 August 1916
Place of death or woundingRomani, Sinai, Egypt
Age at death38
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialKantara War Memorial Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 74), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
7
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Mary SHUTTLEWORTH. Native of Laura, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2480 Pte Wilfred Searle SHUTTLEWORTH, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 15 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Palestine, Syria

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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