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John Arthur SHEIL

Regimental number5632
Place of birthMossgiel New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressParkvale, Booligal, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, John Dennis Sheil, Parkvale, Booligal, New South Wales
Enlistment date7 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 9 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5631 Pte William Alexander SHEIL, 15th Company, Australian Army Service Corps, returned to Australia, 7 July 1919; Sister: Staff Nurse Emily Jane SHEIL, Australian Army Nursing Service (no details of fate entered on Nominal Roll).
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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