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Harry SHATWELL

Regimental number867
Place of birthManchester England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressKaloona via Inverell, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Shatwell, Kaloona via Inverell, New South Wales
Enlistment date12 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name33rd Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollStaff Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Medals

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty as scout. He has done excellent reconnaissance work, and proved himself a splendid leader, He has always displayed coolness, initiative, and resource in difficult situations which have been an inspiration to all ranks.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 137
Date: 30 August 1918

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