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Frederick James SHAW

Regimental number1039
Place of birthCollingwood, Melbourne, Victoria
SchoolAlfred Crescent School, North Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationPorter
Address105 Pitt Street, Redfern, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, E H Shaw, 105 Pitt Street, Redfern, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Military Forces
Enlistment date30 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Light Horse Regiment, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/18/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 27 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 2 October 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death26
Place of burialReninghelst New Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row C, Grave No. 3), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
16
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Mary SHAW, 83 Roseberry Street, Auburn, Victoria
Family/military connections"Brother to charles Percival SHAW. Killed in Action Sept. 20th 1917. Brother to Walter James SHAW. Died of wounds Dec 3rd 1916. Brother-in-Law Basil Percy WATSON. Killed in action April ". as provided by father.

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