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Shannon * GRILLS

Date of birth21 October 1888
Other NamesGRILLS, Shannon~
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRubber works manager
Addressc/o Barnet Glass Rubber Coy, Saltwater River, Footscray, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinBrother, J H Grills, 6 Oakroyd Villas, Manningham, Bradford, Yorkshire, England
Previous military service66th Infantry
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit name59th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 1 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion


Unit: 59th Battalion
Promotion date: 1 November 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Refers 25-26 April 1915
Recommendation date: "Unspecified"

FateReturned to Australia 21 December 1918

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