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Jack William SHERRAS

Regimental number714
Place of birthBrisbane, Queensland
SchoolSouth Bundaberg State School, Queensland
Other trainingNil.
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinSister, Mrs Adelaide Morison, Rhodes Bay, North Coast Line, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil.
Enlistment date23 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularNil.
FateKilled in Action 10 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death23
Place of burialBethlehem Farm Eas Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 3), Messines, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
136
Family/military connectionsNil.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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