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William SHELDON

ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPerm officer Am Forces
Address302 Albert Road, Albert Park, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinWife, Mrs A Sheldon, 10 Acland Street, St Kilda, Victoria
Previous military serviceRAFA
Enlistment date6 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit nameAustralian Flying Corps, No 1 Squadron, A Flight
AWM Embarkation Roll number8/4/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 16 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Flying Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement No. 30169 (6 July 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 174 (11 October 1917).

FateReturned to Australia 9 June 1918
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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