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James Stanley SHERIFF

Regimental number6801
Place of birthPlymouth, England
Age on arrival in Australia33
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBeulah Flats, Milsons Point, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinWife, Mrs V L Sheriff, Box 2041 GPO, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for twelve years in the London Garrison Artillery.
Enlistment date11 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Port Nicholson on 8 November 1916
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWent with Colonel Younghusband's expedition to Tibet. Received the Tibet decoration.
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death15 May 1917
Age at death37
Age at death from cemetery records37
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block P, Plot II, Row O, Grave No. 8A), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Phillippa SHERRIFF; husband of Mrs V.L. SHERRIFF. Native of Plymouth, England

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