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George Ronald SHAW

Regimental number2867
Place of birthDalby, Queensland
SchoolDalby State School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressBell via Dalby, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Thomas Shaw, Bell via Dalby, Queensland
Enlistment date26 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 21 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"The above soldier was among the first draught of Australian Infantrymen who went to France" as provided by father
FateKilled in Action 20 April 1916
Place of death or woundingPolygon Wood, Ypres Belgium
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialRue-du-Bacquerot (13 London) Graveyard (Row F, Grave No. 42), Laventie, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
57
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Mary SHAW, Brisbane, Queensland

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