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Walter James SHIRLAW

Regimental number7860
Place of birthBathurst New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationMine labourer
AddressLeichhardt, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, H Shirlaw, Scarborough, South Coast, New South Wales
Enlistment date9 July 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 June 1917
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameTunnelling Companies (Sept 1916 - Feb 1918 Reinf)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 21 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Tunnelling Company
FateReturned to Australia 7 July 1919
Discharge date1 October 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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