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Frederick Charles SHELDON

Regimental number3374
Place of birthCheshire, England
AddressMaryborough, Queensland
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation33
Height5' 7.5"
Weight126 lbs
Next of kinSister, Mrs Eveline Sumner, Oceanic Terrace, Manly, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 May 1917
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name41st Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/58/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 14 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll41st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 December 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Alice Ann SHELDON. Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance.
Discharge date21 March 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Runic', 20 December 1917; disembarked Melbourne, 13 February 1918, for onward travel to Sydney; discharged (medically unfit), Brisbane, 21 March 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death2 November 1929
Age at death45
Place of burialStanthorpe Cemetery, Queensland
SourcesNAA: B2455, SHELDON Frederick Charles

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