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Thomas James SHIELDS

Regimental number1561
Place of birthHarcord Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressMoorina, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, J.E. Shields, Moorina, Tasmania
Enlistment date8 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 2 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 October 1915
Date of death4 March 1971
Place of burialCornelian Bay Crematorium

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