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Samuel Wallace SHEARD

Regimental number22154
Date of birth16 January 1898
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFitter
AddressBurnbank, Balmoral Beach, Mosman, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs M. Sheard, same address
Enlistment date12 November 1917
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameEngineering Field Companies, General Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/42/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 21 March 1918
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Company Engineers
FateDied of disease 29 October 1919
Age at death20
Place of burialLiversedge Cemetery (Plot D, Row C, Grave No. 153), Yorkshire, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
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Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked from Sydney, 21 March 1918; disembarked London, 24 May 1918.

Proceeded overseas to France, 4 October 1918. Taken on strength, 3rd Field Company Engineers, 14 October 1918. Detached to 1 Division Working Party, Pozieres, 30 April 1919; attached to Graves Registration Detachment, 1 May 1919.

Evacuated to England and admitted to Queen Alexandra Military Hospital, Millbank; died of pneumonia, 29 October 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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