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Edgar Herbert SHEATHER

Regimental number3133
Place of birthYoungel New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressKhancoban, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Sheather, Fairfield, Khancoban, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A25 Anglo-Egyptian on 31 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Brigade Headquarters
FateDischarged 22 August 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3132 Pte James Evelyn SHEATHER, 8th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 3 July 1919.
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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