|Place of birth||Clarence River, New South Wales|
|Other Names||SHEEHAN, Herbert
|Address||Maclean, Clarence River, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||30|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs M E Sheehan, Maclean, Clarence River, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Served for 2 years in the Maclean Scottish S Rifles, Citizen Military Forces.|
|Place of enlistment||Brisbane, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||26th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/43/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||12th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Family/military connections||Brothers: 430 Pte John James SHEEHAN MM, 4th Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 15 June 1919; 130 Pte William Richard SHEEHAN, 49th Bn, killed in action, 7 June 1917; 5178 Pte Thomas Edward SHEEHAN, 47th Bn, returned to Australia, 13 February 1917.|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Allotted to and proceeded to join 12th Bn, 1 March 1916.
Embarked from Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 29 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, 5 April 1916.
Admitted to hospital, 25 January 1917 (trench feet); transferred to 45th Casualty Clearing Station, 8 February 1917; to 5th Divisional Rest Station, 10 February 1917; rejoined Bn, 3 March 1917. Proceeded on leave, 15 August 1917; rejoined Bn from leave, 31 August 1917.
Found guilty of being absent without leave from 7.30 am, 26 August 1917, until 10 am, 27 August 1917: awarded 7 days' Field Punishment No. 2 and forfeiture of 2 days' pay.
Detached to Australian Provost Marshal, 1st Australian Division, Belgium, 29 September 1917; rejoined Bn from detachment, 3 February 1918.
Admitted to 58th Casualty Clearing Station, 16 June 1918 (influenza); rejoined unit, 20 June 1918.
Wounded in action, 28 June 1918; admitted to 3rd Australian Field Ambulance, 29 June 1918 (gun shot wound, compound fracture, fingers, right hand); transferred to England, 5 July 1918; admitted to Fort Pitt Military Hospital, Chatham, Kent, 5 July 1918; transferred to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, 15 July 1918; discharged to No. 3 Command Depot, Hurdcott. Marched out to No. 1 Command Depot, Sutton Veny, 7 September 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Saxon', 11 December 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 30 January 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Brisbane, 1 April 1919.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Place of burial||Catholic Cemetery, Maclean, New South Wales|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, SHEEHAN Hubert|