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John Birkenshaw SHEKLETON

Regimental number30677
Place of birthSligo Ireland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation overseer
AddressIlfracombe, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMother, Mrs K Shekleton, c/o W C Birkinshaw, 30 Charles Street, Bradford, Yorkshire, England
Enlistment date15 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 6, Reinforcement 11
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/34/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)

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