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Walter William SHEEN

Regimental number3692
Place of birthDeloraine Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressMrs Bridget Sheen, Mother, 41A Burke Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, William Sheen, Ridgley via Burnie, Tasmania
Enlistment date14 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 3 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 August 1916
Place of burialSerre Road Cemetery No. 2 (Plot V, Row F, Grave No. 32), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
109
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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