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Edward SHEHAN

Regimental number4592
Place of birthMoruya New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address57 Kay Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinSister, Mrs C Coyle, 57 High Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 May 1918
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialDive Copse British Cemetery (Plot III, Row B, Grave No. 2), Sailly-le-Sec, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
87
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
SPELT SHEEHAN. Parents: Timothy and Margaret SHEEHAN. Native of Moruya, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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