Bunbury – Wellington District Western Australia
28/09/1914- Completed Medical Examination Bunbury WA O Joined Depot Company Helena Vale WA
1/01/1915- Promoted CORPORAL with 16th Battalion 2nd Reinforcements
17/03/1915- To Overseas Training Base Egypt ex Australia
12/04/1915- Embarked Alexandria Egypt with Mediterranean Expeditionary Forces bound for Gallipoli Peninsula
9/05/1915- KILLED in ACTION Gallipoli, Turkey.
AUTHOR’S NOTE – There is no record on the Service File to indicate when CPL. Shortland was Promoted to rank of SERGEANT.
SERVICE MEDALS AWARDED
1914/15 Star – No. 13750
British War Medal – No. 8096
Victory Medal – No. 8056
Memorial Plaque & Scroll – No. 309806
Lone Pine Memorial Gallipoli, Turkey – Panel No. 51
Australian War Memorial Canberra, ACT – Panel No. 81.