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David SHAW

Regimental number2219
Place of birthBrewarrina New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationShearer
AddressBrewarrina, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Alexander J Shaw, Brewarrina, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name54th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/71/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 19 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 April 1918
Place of burialAubigny British Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 16), Somme, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
159
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2220 Pte Malcolm Henry SHAW, 54th Bn, returned to Australia, 31 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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