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William SHEARER

Regimental number1387
Place of birthGeelong Victoria
ReligionNon-Conformist
OccupationRailway porter
Address37 Fowler Street, Camperdown, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, James Shearer, 37 Fowler Street, Camperdown, New South Wales
Enlistment date29 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 26 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 March 1919

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