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William SHOESMITH

Regimental number6148
Place of birthBrighton England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBookkeeper
Addressc/o A E Cox, Jerilderie, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinBrother, Hugh Waters, Mortimer PO, Mortimer, Cape Colony, South Africa
Enlistment date23 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 December 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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