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James Francis SHEEHAN

Regimental number9984
Place of birthBalmain New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationGrocer
Address156 Rose Street, Darlington, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, W Sheehan, 156 Rose Street, Darlington, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date15 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Reinforcement 13
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 17 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 5 June 1917
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialLondon Rifle Brigade Cemetery (Plot IV, Row A, Grave No. 10), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
14
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Catherine SHEEHAN, "Chatsworth", 29 Gould Avenue, Petersham, New South Wales. Native of Sydney
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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