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Ernest SHAW

Regimental number739
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressUnion Hotel, Toowoomba, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinSister, Beatrice Gunning, 19 Russell Street, Bathurst, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 December 1914
Place of enlistmentToowoomba, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A53 Itria on 9 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st C CYC Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 November 1917
Miscellaneous detailsTrue name: Ernest Gladstone KESSEY

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