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William Henry SHERIDAN

Regimental number2146
Place of birthCollector, New South Wales
SchoolCollector Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressCollector, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Sheridan, Collector, New South Wales
Enlistment date15 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name35th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 24 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death22.11
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot XIX, Row C, Grave No. 2), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on St Edmund's Anglican Church Roll of Honour, Gunning, New South Wales: 'In memory of the men of this Parish who made the supreme sacrifice of their life in the fight for Truth and Freedom.' Commemorated in Collector Anglican Cemetery, New South Wales. Photo: Peter Dennis. Parents: William John (d. 4 July 1913, aged 59, bu. Collector Anglican Cemetery) and Elizabeth SHERIDAN (d. 19 July 1929, aged 72, bu. Collector Anglican Cemetery)
Family/military connections703 Harrie Roy SHERIDAN, 36th Heavy Artillery Group, is said to have had four cousins from Collector.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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