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John Thomas SHIELDS

Regimental number3626
Place of birthBallarat Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressSnake Valley, via Ballarat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, John T Shields, Morchup PO, Morchup, Snake Valley via Ballarat, Victoria
Enlistment date26 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 17 December 1918

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