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Aubrey John Bickley SHERRING

Place of birthGoulburn, New South Wales
SchoolGoulburn Superior Public School, New South Wales
Other trainingBlackfriars Training College, Sydney, 1906-07.
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTeacher
Address'Eltham', Stanton Road, Haberfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Annie Sherring, 'Eltham', Stanton Road, Haberfield, New South Wales
Previous military service9th Infantry; Lieutenant in the Citizen Military Forces, 12th Battalion, Casino (attached to No.1 Queensland District). Commissioned as Captain on 21 October 191*.
Enlistment date16 September 1914
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit nameInfantry Brigade Train 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/97/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A39 Port Macquarie on 21 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Division Train
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 16 September 1914. son of Frank Sherring, who for thirty years was a Sergeant in G Company, 2nd Regiment, Volunteer Corps, Goulburn and first winner of Queens Medal (N.R. Association). Joined Goulburn Company School Cadets and later, while teaching in Goulburn, was Lieutenant to Adjutant of Cadets at Goulburn under Major J.Lumden, Joined Citizen Military Forces at Goulburn as a Lieutenant and while in Sydney was attached to St George's Rifles (31), Haberfield.
FateKilled in Action 31 July 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialBeach Cemetery (Plot II, Row F, Grave No. 5), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
181
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frank and Annie SHERRING, 6 Stanton Road, Haberfield, Sydney, New South Wales. Native of Goulburn, New South Wales. Commemorated in St Saviour's Anglican Cemetery, Goulburn, New South Wales. Parents: Frank (d. 28 November 1913, aged 68, bu. St Saviour's Cemetery) and Annie Sarah SHERRING (d. 16 June 1924, aged 74, bu. St Saviour's Cemetery)
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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