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William Herbert SHERMAN

Regimental number282
Place of birthHawthorn Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationStoreman
AddressBalmoral Street, South Yarra, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, Robert Lawrence Sherman, Balmoral Street, South Yarra, Victoria
Enlistment date4 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll"7//16"
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 6, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/11/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateDied of wounds 26 March 1917
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block O, Plot VIII, Row k, Grave No. 8), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
179

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