2395 Walter Everard SHEEHEY

Date of enlistment 10th July 1915
Rank at enlistment Private
Company B Company, transferred to HQ
Significant events while with the AIF Hospitalised sick twice

Summary of Private Sheehey’s WW1 service record, located in the National Archives of Australia. Full details are available online, NAA Series B2455

Date Location Event
14th August 1918 Australia Discharged – medically unfit.
6th August 1918 Australia Transferred to No.11 Australian General Hospital. Cardiac problems creating shortness of breath and palpitations
1st July 1918 Australia Admitted to No.5 Australian General Hospital
2nd July 1917 Australia Disembarked HS ‘Thermosticles’
4th May 1917 England Left England from Devonport for Australia on HS ‘Thermosticles’
16th February 1917 England Marched into No.2 Command Depot Weymouth from Dartford
3rd November 1916 England Marched out from 1st West General Hospital to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford
26th October 1916 France Embarked Calais for England on HS ‘Cambria’
16th September 1916 France Proceeded to 6th Brigade depot, Etaples
2nd September 1916 France To 18th General Hospital sick
25th July 1916 France Joined unit (Sea Transport Section)
18th June 1916 France At 2nd Australian Division base in Etaples
26th March 1916 France Disembarked at Marseille
19th March 1916 Egypt Proceeded to join BEF from Alexandria
8th January 1916 Egypt Taken on Strength at Tel-el-Kabir
25th October 1915 Egypt Disembarked Alexandria
29th September 1915 Australia Embarked Melbourne on RMS ‘Osterley’
3rd August 1915 Australia Assigned to 5th Reinforcements 22nd Battalion
19th July 1915 Australia Marched into depot


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