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William Henry SHAW

Regimental number14338
Place of birthNew Brighton England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationWireless operator
AddressGPO Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, William H Shaw, 10 Gordon Road, New Brighton, Cheshire, England
Enlistment date13 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name1st Australian Wireless Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/16/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Morea on 30 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal RollWireless Signal Squadron
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Fifth Supplement No. 30570 (12 March 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 110 (25 July 1918).


Meritorious Service Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 75
Date: 17 June 1919

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