28/09/1914- Completed Application for Enlistment & Medical Examination Bunbury WA then to Depot Company & 2nd Reinforcements 16th Battalion Blackboy Hill Camp WA as Private
1/01/1915- Promoted CORPORAL Blackboy Hill WA
22/02/1915- Embarked Fremantle WA aboard “Itonus” bound for Egypt
17/03/1915- Disembarked Alexandria to Overseas Training Base
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.



1914/15 Star – No. 13750

British War Medal – No. 8096

Victory Medal – No. 8056

Memorial Plaque & Scroll – No. 309806



Subiaco Roll of Honour WA

Subiaco War Memorial WA

Australian War Memorial Canberra ACT Panel No. 81

Lone Pine Memorial Gallipoli, Turkey – Panel No. 51.