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Allan Edward SHERRIN

Regimental number2301
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBoilermakers assistant
Address1 Fincham Street, Zeehan, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 5.5"
Weight162 lbs
Next of kinFather, Fred A Sherrin, 1 Fincham Street, Zeehan, Tasmania
Enlistment date21 May 1915
Place of enlistmentClaremont, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A31 Ajana on 4 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 March 1919
Discharge date14 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Cluny Castle', 23 March 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 21 May 1919, for onward travel to Hobart; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 14 August 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death15 November 1950
SourcesNAA: B2455, SHERRIN Allan Edward

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