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Town Hall, 333 Bay Street, Port Melbourne
Town Hall, 333 Bay Street, Port Melbourne

Sheehan, Frank (4210)

Place of Birth: South Melbourne, VIC

Age: 30 years 7 months

Enlistment Details: Monday, 26 July 1915 – Melbourne, VIC

Service Number: 4210 view online service record

23 Lyell Street
South Melbourne, VIC

Next of Kin:
Annie Monaghan (sister)
23 Lyell Street
South Melbourne, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Tuesday, 7 March 1916
Ship: HMAT Wiltshire A18
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 22nd Infantry Battalion – 10th Reinforcements

KIA: Wednesday, 19 July 1916
Place: France

Private, 60 Infantry, killed in action 19 July, 1916, France, aged 31, commemorated VC Corner Australian Cemetery, France 

4210  (Sister, Mrs Annie Monaghan, parents deceased, born North Melbourne, educated Catholic School?  Shown as a 30-year-old driver, he enlisted with sister at 23 Lyall Street, she returned the circular nominating Port Melbourne as the late serviceman’s place of association. Reported Missing, 19 July, 1916, declared killed in action by a Court of Inquiry, August, 1917; no eyewitnesses, he was simply never sighted again)

Additional Research by Brian Membrey

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