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Albert SHIELDS

Regimental number5224
Place of birthSnake Valley Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressSnake Valley, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs C A Shields, Snake Valley, Victoria
Enlistment date9 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 26 July 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death16 November 1954
Age at death57
Place of burialBallarat (New) Cemetery, Victoria

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