2477 Richard SHELDRICK

Date of enlistment 16th July 1915
Rank at enlistment Private
Company Transferred to 60th Battalion
Significant events while with the AIF Killed in Action – Fromelles

Hospitalised sick twice

cwgcCommemorated at the V.C. Corner Australian Cemetery and Memorial, Fromelles


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

Date Location Event
19th July 1916 France Reported Missing – Killed in Action
29th June 1916 France Disembarked Marseille
18th June 1916 Egypt Proceeded to join British Expeditionary Force from Alexandria on the Kinfauns Castle
20th April 1916 Egypt Transferred to and Taken on Strength to 60th Battalion
17th April 1916 Egypt Discharged from hospital
1st April 1916 Egypt Admitted to No.1 Stationary Hospital – iritis
6th February 1916 Egypt To hospital sick, Canal Zone
25th October 1915 Egypt Disembarked Alexandria
29th September 1915 Australia Departed Melbourne on RMS Osterley
12th September 1915 Australia Assigned to 5th Reinforcements 22nd Battalion
28th July 1915 Australia Marched into Broadmeadows depot

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