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Vincent Bede SHEIL

Regimental number2556
Place of birthCooma, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTelegraph lineman
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinEsmonde Bede Sheil, Darling Harbor, Railway Station, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date29 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentShoeing Smith
Unit nameDivisional Ammunition Column Section 1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of disease 7 January 1916
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialCairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row M, Grave No. 89), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Adeline SHEIL

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