Percy Paul SHERIDAN DCM, MID

SHERIDAN, Percy Paul

Service Number: 312
Enlisted: 24 September 1914, Sydney
Last Rank: Squadron Sergeant Major
Last Unit: 6th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Rutherglen, Victoria, Australia, 15 May 1894
Home Town: Corowa, Corowa Shire, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Natural causes, Hiedelberg, Victoria, Australia, 13 October 1971, aged 77 years
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Buraja Pictorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

24 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 312, 6th Light Horse Regiment, Sydney
21 Dec 1914: Involvement Private, SN 312, 6th Light Horse Regiment
21 Dec 1914: Embarked Private, SN 312, 6th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Suevic, Sydney
20 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 312, 6th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
28 Sep 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, 6th Light Horse Regiment
24 Nov 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Sergeant, 6th Light Horse Regiment
18 Mar 1917: Honoured Mention in Dispatches, Egypt and Palestine - Light Horse and AFC Operations
17 Jun 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Squadron Sergeant Major, 6th Light Horse Regiment
6 Jul 1917: Honoured Mention in Dispatches, Egypt and Palestine - Light Horse and AFC Operations
15 Nov 1918: Embarked AIF WW1, Squadron Sergeant Major, SN 312, HT Port Darwin, Suez for return to Australia (1914 leave) - disembarking Sydney 26 December 1918.
22 Feb 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Squadron Sergeant Major, SN 312, 6th Light Horse Regiment
3 Sep 1919: Honoured Distinguished Conduct Medal, Egypt and Palestine - Light Horse and AFC Operations, For unswerving loyalty, steadfast devotion to duty, and, whenever occassion offered, conspicuous gallantry in the field.

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