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Roderick Oliver SHERAR

Regimental number1504
Place of birthPrahran, Victoria
ReligionProtestant
OccupationStudent
Address5 Charles Street, Prahran, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinCaleb Sherar, 5 Charles Street, Prahran, Victoria
Enlistment date19 November 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Australian Clearing Hospital
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/102/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAS A55 Kyarra on 5 December 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollComissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Flying Corps
FateKilled accidentally 11 May 1918
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialClifton-on-Dunmore 9St. Mary) Additional Churchyard, Warwickshire, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
188
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Caleb and Ann SHERER, 338 Punt Road, South Yarra, Victoria
Discharge datea
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1505 Sergeant Edgar Caleb SHERAR, AMTS, returned to Australia, 16 June 1919.

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