Service Number: 3150
Enlisted: 2 August 1915, Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 7th Infantry Battalion
Born: Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia, 1897
Home Town: Heidelberg, Banyule, Victoria
Schooling: State School, South Morang, Victoria
Occupation: Postal Worker
Died: Killed in Action, France, 25 July 1916
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Heidelberg War Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

2 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 3150, 7th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria
29 Sep 1915: Involvement Private, 3150, 7th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières , --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '9' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: RMS Osterley embarkation_ship_number: '' public_note: ''
29 Sep 1915: Embarked Private, 3150, 7th Infantry Battalion, RMS Osterley, Melbourne
26 Feb 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 59th Infantry Battalion, From 7th Battalion
9 Mar 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 7th Infantry Battalion, From 59th Battalion at Serapeum

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of George Edmund Sheffield and Mary Amelia Sheffield nee Junor of Burgundy Street, Heidelberg, Victoria

Previously served in the Collingwood Citizen Military Force

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal