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John SHEARER

Regimental number16067
Place of birthFootscray Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address23 Charlotte Street, Maidstone, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, J Shearer, 6 Charlie Street, Footscray, Victoria
Enlistment date14 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Reinforcement 17
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Division Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 9 February 1919

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