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Shirley Vivian TINSLEY

Regimental number2585
Place of birthBairnsdale Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationButcher
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWife, Mrs Florence Tinsley, 21 Vere Street, Collingwood, Victoria
Enlistment date16 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 14 March 1916
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
FateDied of wounds 14 July 1918
Place of burialVignacourt British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row B, Grave No. 19), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
177
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked from Melbourne, 14 March 1916; disembarked Suez, 15 April 1916.

Proceeded from Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 21 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, 29 June 1916.

Admitted to 53rd Casualty Clearing Station, 21 November 1917; discharged, 17 January 1918, after 58 days' treatment for venereal disease. Rejoined 5th Divisional Train, 27 January 1918; rejoined 8th Machine Gun Company, 2 February 1918.

Wounded in action, 11 July 1918 (gun shot wound, right leg, leg and abdomen); admitted to 61st Casualty Clearing Station; died of wounds, 14 July 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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