Service Number: 27942
Enlisted: 23 February 1916, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Gunner
Last Unit: 3rd Divisional Ammunition Column
Born: Parramatta, New South Wales, 1894
Home Town: Maleny, Sunshine Coast, Queensland
Schooling: Windool State School
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Died of wounds, Belgium, 4 August 1917
Cemetery: Westhof Farm Cemetery
Plot II, Row E, Grave 16, Westhof Farm Cemetery, Ypres, Flanders, Belgium, Brandhoek New Military Cemetery, Brandhoek, Flanders, Belgium
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Maleny RSL War Memorial, Maleny Soldiers' Memorial Hospital Roll of Honor, Maleny Witta & District Roll of Honor
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World War 1 Service

23 Feb 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 27942, Brisbane, Queensland
25 Oct 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Gunner, 27942, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade , Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
25 Oct 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Gunner, 27942, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade , HMAT Ascanius, Sydney
3 Aug 1917: Involvement Gunner, 27942, 3rd Divisional Ammunition Column, Third Ypres

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Biography contributed by Daryl Jones

Son of Harry and Elizabeth Mary SHIRLEY. Native of Parramatta, New South Wales.