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William Edward SHYLAN

Regimental number3561
Place of birthWales England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationElectrician
Address'Delta', Barton Street, Kurri Kurri, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, William Edward Shylan, Thompson Street, Silkstone, near Ipswich, Queensland
Enlistment date8 March 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, 31st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 2 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Squadron
FateReturned to Australia 16 March 1919
Date of death17 July 1963
Place of burialNewcastle Memorial Park Cemetery & Crematorium

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