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John William SHEEAN

Regimental number1921
Place of birthRylstone New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationRailway employee
AddressMoloney Road, Parkes, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, John Joseph Sheean, Moloney Road, Parkes, New South Wales
Enlistment date31 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 17 December 1918
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 119
Date: 17 October 1919

Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death15 May 1980
Age at death83
Place of burialCatholic Lawn Cemetery, Western Road, Kemp's Creek, New South Wales

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