Edward Michael SHEILS

Regimental number6345
Place of birthCooma New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressAlice Street, Harris Park, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinWife, Mrs G Sheils, c/o Mrs W G Bellamy, O'Connell Street, North Parramatta, New South Wales
Enlistment date28 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 9 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 10 April 1917
Place of burialBapaume Australian Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 14), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Wife: Gertrude SHEILS, O'Connell Street, North Parramatta, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 9465 Sergeant Leslie Thomas SHEILS, 5th Field Artillery Brigade, killed in action, 13 July 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal