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Sheldon BOOTH

Regimental number3515
Date of birth30 September 1894
Place of birthBurnside, Adelaide, South Australia
SchoolBurnside Public School, South Australia
AddressBurnside, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jane Elizabeth Booth, Elizabeth Street, Burnside, South Australia
Previous military service79th Infantry
Enlistment date3 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 12 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 June 1919
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War service: Western Front

Wounded in action, Polygon Wood, Belgium, 29 September 1917; invalided to Boulogne Base Hospital; recovered and returned to duty, December 1917.

Commenced return to Australia, 10 June 1919; disembarked Australia, 6 August 1919; discharged, 20 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death2 February 1984

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