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

Sheridan, Walter (914)

Place of Birth: North Melbourne, VIC

Age: 23 years 8 months

Enlistment Details: Saturday, 5 September 1914 – Roseberry Park, NSW

Service Number: 914            view online service record

132 Heath Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Next of Kin:
Agnes Sheridan (mother)
132 Heath Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Tuesday, 22 December 1914
Ship: HMAT Ulysses A38
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 13th Infantry Battalion

KIA: Friday, 27 August 1915
Place: Gallipoli Peninsula

Brother: John Sheridan

Private, 13 Infantry, killed in action 27 August, 1915, Gallipoli, aged 24, commemorated Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli.

Parents: Patrick and Agnes SHERIDAN, born North Melbourne, educated Christian Brothers (probably North Melbourne)? Enlisted 132 Heath Street, Port Melbourne, circular returned from that address, also noted on the Attestation of a younger brother, 1998, John SHERIDAN. Originally posted Missing, news of his death did not appear in the Standard until 3 June, 1916 after he was declared killed in action at a Court of Inquiry in April. No known grave.

Additional research by Brian Membrey

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