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William SHAW

Regimental number281
Place of birthBelfast Ireland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
Addressc/o Mr C Parish, Box 19, Charlton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, John Wilson Shaw, Bally Keel, Loughmerne, Ballynshinch, Ireland
Enlistment date1 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 6, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/11/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 October 1917

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