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James Evelyn SHEATHER

Regimental number3132
Place of birthYoungal New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressKhancoban, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
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 Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3133 Pte Edgar Herbert SHEATHER, 8th Light Horse Brigade Headquarters, discharged, 22 August 1919.
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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