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Regimental number2405
Place of birthCunnamulla, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressDunoon PO via Lismore, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Ann Sheehan, Short Street, Manor Park, Townsville, Queensland
Enlistment date3 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A47 Mashobra on 5 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 12 May 1917
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialH.A.C. Cemetery (Plot III, Row H, Grave No. 25), Ecoust-St. Mein, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mr. W. J. and Mrs M.A. SHEEHAN, Hermit park, Townsville, Queensland

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