Wilfred Holden (Bill) SHERLOCK


SHERLOCK, Wilfred Holden

Service Number: VX3561
Enlisted: 6 November 1939, Melbourne
Last Rank: Captain
Last Unit: 2nd/6th Infantry Battalion
Born: Malvern, Victoria, Australia, 20 May 1908
Home Town: Coleraine, Southern Grampians, Victoria
Schooling: Lauriston State School, Geelong Church of England Grammar & Melbourne University
Occupation: Grazier
Died: Killed in action, New Guinea, 29 January 1943, aged 34 years
Cemetery: Lae War Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Captain, SN VX3561
6 Nov 1939: Enlisted Australian Army (Post WW2), Lieutenant, SN VX3561, Melbourne
29 Jan 1943: Involvement Captain, SN VX3561, 2nd/6th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Wilfred Holden SHERLOCK was born in Malvern, Victoria on 20th May, 1908

His parents were Harold Herbert SHERLOCK & Olive Ruth PINNOCK

He married Elaine KNOX-KNIGHT in Victoria in 1942