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Regimental number703
Place of birthDulwich Hill, Sydney, New South Wales
Place of birthDulwich Hill, New South Wales
SchoolTarree District Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressPolice Department, Mudgee, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, R Sheridan, Police Department, Mudgee, New South Wales
Previous military serviceRoyal Australian Garrison Artillery; Served for 6 months at the Permanent Military Forces on Middle and South Heads, Sydney, NSW.
Enlistment date25 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameHeavy Artillery Group 36, Reinforcement 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/49/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 13 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Heavy Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 27 April 1917
Place of death or woundingArras, France
Date of death27 April 1917
Age at death23.5
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialCabaret-Rouge British Cemtery (Plot XV, Row G, Grave No. 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard and Agnes SHERIDAN, 11 Green's Road, Paddington, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsCousins: Four Sheridans, whose parents resided at Collector, New South Wales.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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