|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||40 Gold Street, Collingwood, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs M Sheldrake, 40 Gold Street, Collingwood, Victoria|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||5th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/22/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on
|Regimental number from Nominal Roll||6385|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||5th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Found guilty, at sea, 26 September 1916, of being out of bounds in ship's crew's quarters: forfeited 2 days' pay.
Disembarked Plymouth, England, 26 October 1916.
Tried by District Court Martial, Larkhill, 16 March 1917, on charge of being absent without leave, No 5 Camp, durrington, 3 November 1916-27 February 1917: awarded 8 months' imprisonment; 1 month remitted, 22 March 1917; total forfeiture of pay: 347 days; unexpired portion of sentence remitted as from 11 July 1917.
Found guilty, 26 February 1917, of being absent without leave, 25-26 February 1917: awarded 7 days' confined to camp; forfeited a total of 2 days' pay.
Found guilty, 14 March 1918, of being absent without leave, 3-7 March 1918: awarded 168 hours' detention; forfeited 19 days' leave.
Proceeded overseas to France, 19 March 1918; taken on strength, 5th Bn, in the field, 30 March 1918.
Admitted to 3rd Australian Field Ambulance, 21 April 1918 (septic traumatic abrasions, feet); transferred to 3rd Canadian General Hospital, Boulogne, 23 April 1918; to 10th Convalescent Depot, Boulogne, 28 April 1918; to Base Depot, Havre, 3 May 1918; rejoined Bn, in the field, 26 May 1918.
Wounded in action, 23 August 1918 (gun shot wound, back), and admitted to 3rd Australian Field Ambulance; transferred to 3rd Australian General Hospital, Abbeville; to England, 27 August 1918, and admitted ti Military Hospital, Colchester, 28 August 1918; transferred to 3rd Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 19 September 1918; discharged to Littlemoor Camp, Weymouth, 23 September 1918.
Found guilty, 30 July 1919, of being absent without leave, 29 November-3 December 1919: awarded forfeiture of 10 days' pay; total forfeiture: 15 days' pay.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Cap Verde', 5 January 1920; disembarked Melbourne, 26 February 1920; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 24 May 1920.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Miscellaneous details||See 1086 Edwar SHELDRAKE for first period of service.|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, SHELDRAKE Edward|