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Samuel Augustus SHEARER

Regimental number1797
Place of birthSingleton New South Wales
AddressMount View School, Creswick, New South Wales
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinSon, S A Shearer, Mount View School, Creswick, New South Wales
Enlistment date22 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 8 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 February 1917
Date of death2 August 1942
Place of burialNarrabri Cemetery

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