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Herbert Victor SHAW

Regimental number4876
Place of birthNewcastle, New South Wales
SchoolNewcastle Public School, Newcastle, New South Wales
Other trainingMusician
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationPacker
Address4 Wilson Street, Redfern, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Shaw, 4 Wilson Street, Redfern, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Star of England on 8 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 7 August 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialCambridge Borough Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 3480), Fen Ditton, Cambridgeshire, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
159
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel and Ellen SHAW, 4 Wilson Street, Redfern, Sydney
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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