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Albert SHAW

Regimental number12883
Place of birthDublin, Ireland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor driver
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Height6' 1.5"
Weight142 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jane Shaw, 41 Richmond Road, Dublin, Ireland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date10 May 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Unit nameArmy Service Corps Reinforcement 21
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/105/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 17 October 1916
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1918
Discharge date11 July 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ruahine', 12 May 1918 (for discharge: active tuberculosis); disembarked Sydney, 6 July 1918; discharged (medically unfit), 11 July 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to War Service.
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
Date of death16 July 1932
Place of burialSouth Head Cemetery
SourcesNAA: B2455, SHAW Albert

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