|Place of birth||Fremantle, Western Australia|
|Age at embarkation||18|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs H Fisher, Rokewood, Glenview Avenue, Malvern, Victoria|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||6th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/23/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||6th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
'During the attack on GLENCORSE WOOD east of YPRES, on 20th September 1917, when the No. 1 of his Lewis Gun team was hit, Private SHEERAN took the gun and men forward. He located and put out of action a small enemy party, who were offering a stubborn resistance.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 31
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked from Australia, 23 November 1915. Taken on strength, 6th Bn, Serapeum, Egypt, 22 February 1916.
Proceeded from Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 26 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 2 April 1916.
Proceeded to England (tonsillitis), 9 October 1916; rejoined unit, 7 January 1917. Wounded in action (gun shot wound, left arm), 10 August 1918; evacuated to England, 13 August 1918; discharged from hospital, 19 August 1918. Commenced return to Australia, 20 December 1918; discharged, 4 April 1919.
Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Place of burial||Nudgee Cemetery|