Audley Shields
Audley Shields
Date of Birth 22 June 1878
Place of Residence Launceston Tasmania Australia
Spouses Name Catherine Foster
Childrens Names William

Audley Shields was born on 22 Jun 1878, the youngest of nine children born to George Shields (1828-1901) and his wife Isabella Buchan Mowatt (1833-1902). He attended the Launceston Church Grammar School and married Catherine Foster on 11 Jun 1903 at Mrs Healy's house in Hobart. He was a wireless guard on Flinders Island for four months before enlisting with the 15th Battalion of the AIF on 5 Jun 1915. He was transferred to the 47th Battalion in Mar 1916 and served in Egypt and France before he was killed in action in Belgium about 9 Jun 1917. See The Examiner 9 Dec 2006, page 38.

Barbara Valentine & Marion Sargent 2006