Walter SHIELS MM

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SHIELS, Walter

Service Number: 426
Enlisted: 9 August 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 5th Machine Gun Battalion
Born: Rosewater, South Australia, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Rosewater (Greytown), Port Adelaide Enfield, South Australia
Schooling: Marist Brothers School, South Australia
Occupation: Farm hand
Died: Died of wounds, France, 29 April 1918, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Rosewater War Memorial, Rosewater Womens Memorial Roll of Honour WW1, Rosewater Womens Memorial Roll of Honour WW1
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World War 1 Service

9 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Bugler, SN 426, 32nd Infantry Battalion
18 Nov 1915: Involvement SN 426, 32nd Infantry Battalion
18 Nov 1915: Embarked SN 426, 32nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Geelong, Adelaide
29 Apr 1918: Involvement Private, SN 426, 5th Machine Gun Battalion

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