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John Shaw ANDERSON

Regimental number1504
Place of birthPerth, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of Christ
OccupationStudent
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, James Paterson Anderson, John Street, Fremantle, Western Australia
Enlistment date12 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on 22 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 August 1915
Date of death1 August 1915
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialShell Green Cemetery (Plot II, Row G, Grave No. 62), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
61
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: J. and Jessie ANDERSON, 1 Longroyd Street, Mount Lawley, Western Australia. Native of Western Australia
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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