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Frederick Lawrence SHELDON

Regimental number387
Place of birthEaglehawk Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
AddressBendigo, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kin..., Nurse C Sheldon, Town Hall, Bendigo, Victoria
Enlistment date10 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 30 April 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Lawrence spelt Laurence on Nominal Roll.
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialCourtney's and Steel's Post Cemetery (Special Memorial No. 53), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Eaglehawk Cemetery, Victoria. Headstone inscription reads: 'Where duty led he followed/Our brave laddie/Sadly missed.' Father: Elijah SHELDON (d. 15 December 1910, aged 69; bu. Eaglehawk Cemetery)
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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