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Place of Birth: Hellifield, Yorkshire
Service No: ---
Regiment / Corps / Service: Australian Infantry
Battalion / Unit: 28th Battalion
Division: 2nd Australian Division
Date of Death: 1919-11-26
Awards: D.S.O., M.I.D.
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Ang. IA. 376. (GRM/6).
CWGC Cemetery: PERTH (KARRAKATTA) GENERAL CEMETERY
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: HELLIFIELD, YORKSHIRE
James Shorrock was the son of William and Nancy Shorrock, née Wightman and brother of Private Richard Shorrock (13296) (q.v.). Their father was born at Withnell, Lancashire and mother at Dalehead near Slaidburn, Yorkshire. James and Richard were brothers-in-law of Private Harry Ellis (681114) (q.v.).
1891 Hellifield, Yorkshire Census: L & Y Ry Cottages - James Shorrock, aged 2 years, born Hellifield, son of William and Nancy Shorrock.
1901 Hellifield, Yorkshire Census: 6, Lancashire & Yorkshire Terrace - James Shorrock, aged 12 years, born Hellifield, son of William and Nancy Shorrock.
1911 Hellifield, Yorkshire Census: Lancashire & Yorkshire Terrace - James Shorrock, aged 22 years, born Hellifield, son of William and Nancy Shorrock.
James was married to May ( - ).
The image of the cap badge also shows the colour patch of the battalion.
Australian service records: www.naa.gov.au › The collection › Popular research topics › Defence › Service records
Data Source: Local War Memorial
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
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Lieutenant James SHORROCK
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Australian Infantry
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 2nd Australian Division
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