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Regimental number2052
Place of birthMaclean, Clarence, New South Wales
Place of birthMaclean, Clarence River, New South Wales
SchoolMaclean Superior Public School, Clarence, New South Wales
AddressWoodford Island, Maclean, Clarence River, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinSister, Mrs M Harrison, Brushgrove, Clarence River, New South Wales
Enlistment date23 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 9 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateDied of disease 5 October 1917
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialMelcombe Regis Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 3175), Dorset
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary SHAW
Family/military connections"A cousin of Privates Alex Cameron McKAY & Ewen McKAY, of Ashley Clarence River". as provided by sister

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