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Herbert Edward SHORTHOUSE

Regimental number2902
Place of birthHarbourne England
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationPacker
AddressDarlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinWife, Mrs Elizabeth Shorthouse, 182 Bourke Street, Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date21 August 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 6 June 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Kent Fedorowich
Other details

War service: Western Front

Date of death14 December 1952
Age at death70
Place of burialOrange Cemetery, New South Wales

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