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John Edwin SHIELDS

Regimental number4599
Place of birthBendigo Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBattery boy
AddressDerwent Gully, Bendigo, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, H Shields, Derwent Gully, Bendigo, Victoria
Enlistment date15 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1917

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