William Ernest (Willie) SHAW


SHAW, William Ernest

Service Number: 665
Enlisted: 29 August 1914, Enoggera, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 26th Infantry Battalion
Born: Mackay, Queensland, 18 June 1889
Home Town: Mackay, Mackay, Queensland
Schooling: Mackay State School
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, Passchendaele, Ypres, Belgium, 5 October 1917, aged 28 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Flanders, Belgium
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Coningsby State School HB, Farleigh Mill & District Roll of Honour, Mackay Cenotaph, Mackay Old Town Hall Honour Roll, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient)
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World War 1 Service

29 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Enoggera, Queensland
24 Sep 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 665, 9th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
24 Sep 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 665, 9th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Omrah, Brisbane
5 Oct 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 665, 26th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres

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