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William Alfred SHADBOLT

Regimental number2954
Place of birthNeilborough, Victoria
SchoolNeilborough State School, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressMerredin, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinBrother, Harold Joseph Shadbolt, Nungarrin, Western Australia
Enlistment date14 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Light Horse Regiment, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/15/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board RMS Mooltan on 28 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateDied at sea 1 September 1916
Place of death or woundingDied at sea.
Age at death22
Place of burialAt sea
Commemoration detailsChatby Memorial, Alexandria, Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
8
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Neilborough East District Roll of Honour ('For King & Country'), Raywood Hall, Victoria.
Other detailsMedal: British War Medal

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