James Caldwell SHIERLAW


SHIERLAW, James Caldwell

Service Number: 7080
Enlisted: 2 November 1916, Goulburn
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 13th Infantry Battalion
Born: Botany, Sydney, NSW, Australia, 11 December 1888
Home Town: Robertson, Wingecarribee, New South Wales
Schooling: Robertson Public School, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Died of wounds, France, 5 July 1917, aged 28 years
Cemetery: Trois Arbres Cemetery, Steenwerck, Nord Pas de Calais
Plot I, Row R, Grave 39
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Burrawang War Memorial, Robertson Honour Roll & Memorial Stone, Robertson St John's Anglican Church Memorial Window
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World War 1 Service

2 Nov 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 7080, 13th Infantry Battalion, Goulburn
25 Nov 1916: Involvement Private, SN 7080, 13th Infantry Battalion
25 Nov 1916: Embarked Private, SN 7080, 13th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Beltana, Sydney
7 May 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 7080, 13th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

James Caldwell SHIERLAW was born in Botany, Sydney on 11th December, 1888

His parents were William SHIERLAW & Mary MALONE who married in Sydney in 1886

He enlisted in Goulburn on 2nd November, 1916 & embarked from Sydney with the 13th Infantry Battalion, 23rd reinforcement on the HMAT Beltana on 25th November, 1916

James died of wounds in France on 5th July, 1917 and is buried in the Trois Arbres Cemetery - his name is memorialised on the Austrralian War Memorial

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