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John Edward SHIELS

Regimental number9039
Place of birthWagga Wagga New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressO'Brien Street, North Yass, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, P Shiels, O'Brien Street, North Yass, New South Wales
Enlistment date8 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit name2nd Divisional Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/90/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A39 Port Macquarie on 16 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 27 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death18 July 1966

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