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Samuel William SHERLOCK

Regimental number7085
Place of birthBeckworth, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationForeman
Address374 Punt Road, South Yarra, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinMrs M M Sherlock, 143 Toorak Road, South Yarra, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil.
Enlistment date20 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularNil.
FateKilled in Action 16 April 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death35.9
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialOuttersteene Communal Cemetery (Plot II, Row G, Grave No. 24), Bailleul, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
54
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel and Eliza SHERLOCK; husband of Maude SHERLOCK, 143 Goorak Road, South Yarra, Victoria. Native of Beckworth, Victoria
Family/military connectionsNil.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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