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William George Addision SHORTER

Regimental number580
Place of birthMoonta, South Australia
SchoolMoonta Mines State School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressMoonta Mines, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinSister, Miss Lucy A Shorter, Moonta Mines, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil.
Enlistment date25 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 1 August 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name William George
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialTrois-Arbres Cemetery (Plot I, Row V, Grave No. 41), Steenwerck, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
137
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Lucy SHORTER. Native of Moonta, South Australia

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