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Regimental number8615
Place of birthNewcastle, New South Wales
OccupationShop assistant
Address70 Bruce Street, Cooks Hill, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs S A Shaw, 70 Bruce Street, Cooks Hill, Newcastle, New South Wales
Enlistment date18 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameInfantry Brigade 4,Field Ambulance 5, Reinforcement 8
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/48/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Ambulance
FateKilled in Action 10 August 1916
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialGordon Dump Cemetery (Plot V, Row H, Grave No. 4), Ovillers-La Boiselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Sarah Ann SHAW (formerly THOMPSON), Lambton Road, New Lambton, New South Wales and the late James THOMPSON. Native of Charlestown, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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