Archibald Hugh SHEATHER

Regimental number1899
Place of birthPalmers Island, New South Wales
Place of birthPalmer's Island
SchoolMaclean Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressKureen, Cairns, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinSister, Mrs Christina Mary Ross, Kureen via Cairns, Queensland
Enlistment date1 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name41st Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/58/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll41st Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular'He was an active member of the Yamba Surf Life Saving Brigade. Also of the Maclean Football, Rowing and Bicycle Clubs.' (as provided by stepsister)
FateKilled in Action 12 August 1918
Place of death or woundingM?ricourt, France
Age at death35.8
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot II, Row H, Grave No. 17), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Catherine SHEATHER
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3475 Pte Edward John SHEATHER, 49th Bn, died of disease, 20 October 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal