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Charles Macquarie SHAW

Regimental number2321
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressMorwell, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Lillie Shaw, Morwell, Victoria
Enlistment date23 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A66 Uganda on 2 May 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: 8th Light Horse Regiment
Promotion date: 15 June 1918

Lieutenant


Unit: 8th Light Horse Regiment
Promotion date: 21 September 1918

FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2475 Pte Donald Lachlan Murray SHAW, 15th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 26 July 1919; 955 Pte John Alexander SHAW, 2nd Divisional Ammunition Column, returned to Australia, 27 April 1919; 1284 Gunner Archibald Murdoch SHAW, 6th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 27 April 1919.
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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