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James Robert SHIRE

Regimental number2441
Place of birthLimerick Ireland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationChauffeur
AddressIpswich, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, A Shire, Concord Farm, Curra via Gympie, Queensland
Enlistment date10 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Persia on 10 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death1 October 1936
Place of burialToowong Cemetery, Brisbane, Queensland

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