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Herbert SHEEDY

Regimental number6377
Date of birth9 March 1893
Place of birthYoung, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressBarham Coffee Palace, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24.7
Height5' 6.25"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Louise P Sheedy, Barham Coffee Palace, New South Wales
Enlistment date15 September 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 September 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll6377
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 September 1917
Discharge date5 February 1918
Other details

War service: England

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Suevic', 27 September 1917; disembarked Melbourne, 18 November 1917; discharged (medically unfit: stricture of urethra), 5 February 1918.

Medal: British War Medal
Miscellaneous detailsTrue name: Herbert Joseph SHEEDY
SourcesNAA: B2455, SHEEDY Herbert

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