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Robert SHEDDON

Regimental number2004
Place of birthEdinburgh Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationMiner
AddressNorth Wonthaggi, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMary A B Sheddon, North Wonthaggi, Victoria
Enlistment date12 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 17 April 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1718
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 April 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2003 Pte John SHEDDON, 8th Bn, returned to Australia, 31 January 1918.

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