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Reginald William Joseph SHERWOOD

Regimental number3910
Place of birthPatterson, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressEnfield, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34.3
Height5' 10"
Weight178 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Alice Martha Sherwood, 30 Rose Street, Balmain, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 December 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentS
Unit name1st Pioneer Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/13/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 24 January 1917
FateReturned to Australia 16 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Robert and Sandra Crofts
Discharge date27 April 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia from Devonport on board HT 'Demosthenes', 16 January 1919; discharged (medically unfit: accidental injury, right foot), Sydney, 27 April 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death13 April 1934
Age at death52
Place of burialSt Thomas Cemetery (Section 49 Grave 12), Enfield, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, SHERWOOD Reginald William Joseph

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