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Emily Jane SHEIL

Place of birthMossgiel, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationNurse
AddressBooligal via Hay, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28.2
Height5' 6.5"
Weight175 lbs
Next of kinFather, J S Shell, Parkvale, Booligal via Hay, New South Wales
Enlistment date30 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentStaff Nurse
Unit nameAustralian Army Nursing Service
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Kashgar on 2 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollStaff Nurse
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Nursing Service
FateReturned to Australia 4 September 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date30 November 1918
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 5631 Pte William Alexander SHEIL, 15th Company, Australian Army Service Corps, returned to Australia, 7 July 1919; 5632 Pte John Arthur SHIEL, 5th Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 31 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia on board HS 'Kanowna', 4 September 1918; appointment terminated (discharged), Sydney, 30 November 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death6 December 1947
Age at death59
Place of burialHay General Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, SHEIL Emily Jane

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