2401 Sydney SHELDON

Date of enlistment 12th July 1915
Rank at enlistment Private
Significant events while with the AIF Hospitalised sick – injured knee

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


Date Location Event
24th August 1918 Australia Discharged – medically unfit
22nd May 1918 Australia Disembarked HMT Field Marshall
25th April 1918 South Africa Embarked on HMT Field Marshall
12th March 1918 England Return to Australia on Kenilworth Castle via South Africa
19th February 1918 England Marched into Weymouth
14th August 1917 England Classified P.B. – permanently unfit for general service but fit for home service
27th September 1916 England Marched in to Training Brigade
1st September 1916 England Marched in to No.2 Command Depot Weymouth
11th July 1916 England Admitted 2nd Western General Hospital
10th July 1916 France Embarked for England at Boulogne on HS St. Dennis
9th July 1916 France Admitted No.13 Stationary Hospital Boulogne – synovitis of knee. Fell on boat coming from Australia, twisted knee – knee continually locking. Invalided from Bois Grenier 8th July after an accident in the trench. Cartlidge
26th March 1916 France Disembarked Marseille
19th March 1916 Egypt Proceeded to join British Expeditionary Force from Alexandria on the Llandovery Castle
8th January 1916 Egypt Taken on Strength, Tel-el-Kabir
25th October 1915 Egypt Disembarked Alexandria
29th September 1915 Australia Departed Melbourne on RMS Osterley
3rd August 1915 Australia Assigned to 5th Reinforcements 22nd Battalion
19th July 1915 Australia Marched into Broadmeadows depot


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