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Harry Edward SHIMMELD

Regimental number4774
Place of birthWoollahra, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolWoollahra Public School, New South Wales
Address'Anona', Fletcher Street, Woollahra, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Shimmeld, 'Anona', Fletcher Street, Woollahra, New South Wales
Previous military serviceParticipated in Compulsory Military Training.
Enlistment date11 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 13 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted at age 19 years.
FateDied of wounds 7 October 1918
Place of death or woundingBeaurevoir, France
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block S, Plot II, Row L, Grave No. 25), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Harry and Margaret SHIMMELD, "Anona", Fletcher Street, Woollahra, Sydney, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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