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William Henry SHERIFF

Regimental number1468
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address304 King Street, Bendigo, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 1.5"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinMrs C Sheriff, 304 King Street, Bendigo, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date29 December 1914
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 2 February 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1470
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 29 July 1915
Discharge date18 October 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Argyllshire', 1 August 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 18 September 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 18 October 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, SHERIFF William Henry

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