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Thomas Benjamin SHAW

Regimental number3609
Place of birthCollingwood, Melbourne, Victoria
SchoolCambridge Street State School, Collingwood, Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBrass finisher
Address19 Northumberland Street, Collingwood, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Joseph Shaw, 19 Northumberland Street, Collingwood, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date22 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 July 1916
Place of death or woundingArmentieres, France
Date of death3 July 1916
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialBrewery Orchard Cemetery (Plot IV, Row E, Grave No. 44), Bois-Grenier, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Sarah SHAW, 19 Northumberland Street, Collingwood, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4789 Corporal Joseph SHAW, 21st Bn, returned to Australia, 8 April 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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