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Henry Frank SHINE

Regimental number2884
Place of birthCarlton, Victoria
SchoolSt. Brigid's School, Fitzroy, Victoria.
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address443 Drummond Street, Carlton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 4.5"
Weight145 lbs
Next of kinFather, O Shine, 443 Drummond Street, Carlton, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date2 July 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A16 Star Of Victoria on 10 September 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2884A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll60th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 July 1916
Place of death or woundingFleurbaix, France
Age at death19.7
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsV.C. Corner (Panel No 22), Australian Cemetery, Fromelles, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Owen and Mary SHINE, 443A Drummond Street, Carlton, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Taken on strength, 6th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 7 January 1916.

Transferred to 58th Bn, and taken on strength, 17 February 1916.

Transferred to 60th Bn, 15 March 1916, and taken on strength, Tel el Kebir, 15 March 1916.

Admitted to 4th Field Ambulance, 30 March 1916 (sore feet), and transferred same day to No 1 Australian Stationary Hospital; transferred to 8th Field Ambulance, 31 March 1916; discharged to unit, 1 April 1916.

Admitted to 15th Field Ambulance, 13 April 1916, and transferred same day to No 2 Australian Casualty Clearing Station (appendicitis); to 15th Field Ambulance, 17 April 1916; discharged to unit, 18 April 1916.

Admitted to 8th Field Ambulance, Ferry Post, 9 May 1916 (cub feet); rejoined Bn, Hog's Back, 11 May 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.

Reported Missing, 19 July 1916.

Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 4 August 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 19 July 1916'.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, SHINE Henry Frank

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