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William James SHELDRAKE

Regimental number1093
Place of birthNorth Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
Address2 Byron Place, off Franklin Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 10.5"
Weight152 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Theresa Sheldrake, 2 Byron Place, off Franklin Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military service2 1/2 years 76th Infantry Still serving
Enlistment date12 September 1914
Place of enlistmentMorphettville, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board Transport A11 Ascanius on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 17 March 1916
Discharge date19 June 1916
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ascanius', 17 March 1916; disembarked 30 April 1916; discharged (medically unfit), Adelaide, 19 June 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death29 June 1925
Age at death30
Place of burialAIF Cemetery, West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, SHELDRAKE William James

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