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Alfred Edwin SHEARD

Place of birthGawler, South Australia
SchoolGawler High School, Gawler, South Australia
OccupationStore manager
Address101 Park Terrace, Wayville, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Clementine Sheard, 101 Park Terrace, Wayville, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Military Forces at Gawler
Enlistment date22 July 1916
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name50th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 12 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 29 March 1917
Place of death or woundingNoreuil, France
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialAveluy Communal Cemetery Extension (Row M, Grave No. 3), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred and Mary SHEARD, Mount Lofty, South Australia. Native of Gawler, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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