Allan Emanuel SHEA

Regimental number3439
Place of birthBellerive, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
AddressBellerive, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Weight148 lbs
Next of kinFather, John Shea, Bellerive, Tasmania
Previous military service93rd Infantry Cadets 2 months 93rd Inf
Enlistment date27 March 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 March 1917
Place of enlistmentHobart, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 14 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 28 February 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Hannah SHEA
Discharge date22 November 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Anchises', 28 February 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 17 April 1919, for onward travel to Hobart; discharged (medically unfit), Hobart, 22 November 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death25 June 1925
Age at death25
Place of burialCornelian Bay Cemetery, Hobart, Tasmania
SourcesNAA: B2455, SHEA Allan Emanuel