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William John SHELDON

Regimental number454
Place of birthLaunceston Tasmania
ReligionMethodist
OccupationClerk
AddressServiceton
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinFather, Chas Sheldon, Pinnaroo, South Australia
Enlistment date27 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, C Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A16 Star of Victoria on 25 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAIF Headquarters
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Family/military connectionsBrother: 453 Pte Herbert Stecen SHELDON, 8th Light Horse Regiment, killed in action, 7 August 1915.

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