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John SHEA

Regimental number531
Place of birthUlmarra New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBricklayer
AddressHomeleigh, Christie Street, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Alice Boden, 20 High Holborn Street, Surry Hills, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Pioneer Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/15/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 6 June 1916
Unit from Nominal RollINF 3
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll
Date of death15 June 1916
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialKarrakatta Cemetery (Portion Church of England, Plot IC, Grave No. 417), Western Australia
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
173
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Alice SIMS (formerly SHEA). Native of Ulmarra, New South WalesPlaque in Garden of Remembrance, Western Australia

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