|Place of birth||Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria|
|School||Cowes School, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||24|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs Frances J Sheen, Bealiba, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||58th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/75/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||60th Battalion|
|Fate||Died of wounds
|Place of death or wounding||France|
|Age at death||25|
|Age at death from cemetery records||25|
|Place of burial||Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row F, Grave No. 36), France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: James and Susanna Sheen; husband of Frances I Sheen of Bealiba, Victoria. Native of Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria|
|Family/military connections||Brother-in-law: Private Victor George ANDERSON, Regimental No. 787, 21st Battalion, died of disease 18 September 1915 aged 18. Buried in Greece|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Found guilty, Tel el Kebir, of being absent without leave from 15th Training Bn, 16 May 1916: awarded 7 days' Field Punishment No 2, and forfeited 22 days' pay under Royal Warrant.
Taken on strength, 60th Bn, Ferry Post, 25 May 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
Reported wounded, 19 July 1916.
Admitted to 2nd Casualty Clearing Station (gun shot wound, head).
Died of wounds, 20 July 1916.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, SHEEN James|