The AIF Project


Regimental number1066
Place of birthRutherglen, Victoria
AddressRacecourse Hotel, Benalla, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Weight148 lbs
Next of kinFather, Peter Sheridan, Rutherglen, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll31 May 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A57 Malakuta on 23 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 30 August 1918
Discharge date21 October 1918
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Wiltshire', 30 August 1918; disembarked Sydney, 30 October 1918, for onward travel to Melbourne; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 21 October 1918.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death11 June 1923
Place of burialCarlyle Cemetery, Victoria
SourcesNAA: B2455, SHERIDAN Thomas

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