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John James SHIRLEY

Regimental number3309
Place of birthAdelaide South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLetter carrier
Address32 Sixth Avenue, St Peter's, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinAunt, Mrs Mary Adams c/o Mrs Harte, Gladstone Avenue, Magill, South Australia
Enlistment date2 February 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 September 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 28th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 7 September 1917
Unit embarked at Melbourne per HMAT A17 'Port Lincoln' on 22 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 July 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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