Frederick Laurence (Fred) SHELDON

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SHELDON, Frederick Laurence

Service Number: 387
Enlisted: 10 September 1914, Bendigo, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 14th Infantry Battalion
Born: Eaglehawk, Victoria, Australia, 1895
Home Town: Eaglehawk, Greater Bendigo, Victoria
Schooling: Eaglehawk State School No. 210, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Farm labourer
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 30 April 1915
Cemetery: Courtney’s and Steel's Post Cemetery
Special Memorial No. 53, Courtney's and Steel's Post Cemetery, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Eaglehawk St Peter's Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

10 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 387, Bendigo, Victoria
22 Dec 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 387, 14th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
22 Dec 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 387, 14th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ulysses, Melbourne
25 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 387, 14th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
30 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 387, 14th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Robert Wight

Pte 387 Frederick Laurence Sheldon was killed during a Turkish counter attack on Courtney's Post, Gallipoli.