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Edgar Frederick SHEATHER

Regimental number1728
Place of birthGundagai, New South Wales
SchoolGundagai Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressGundagai, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, George A Sheather, Punch Street, Gundagai, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name56th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/73/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 2 November 1916
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialHeilly Station Cemetery (Plot V, Row D, Grave No. 14), Mericourt-L-Abbe, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
163
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Ethel SHEATHER, Sheridan Street, Gundagai, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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