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Cornelius Patrick SHEA

Regimental number3202
Place of birthCrystal Brook, South Australia
SchoolCrystal Brook Public School, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFireman
AddressCrystal Brook, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Agnes Shea, Crystal Brook, South Australia
Enlistment date29 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 2 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 April 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialNoreuil Australian Cemetery (Special Memorial Row B, Grave No. 39), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
151
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Cornelius and Agnes SHEA, Crystal Brook, South Australia
Family/military connections"Brother killed" as provided by mother

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