SHERLOCK, WILFRED HOLDEN (1908-1943), grazier and soldier, was born on 20 May
1908 at Malvern, Melbourne, elder son of Harold Herbert Sherlock, a public
accountant from England, and his Fiji-born wife Olive Ruth, née St Pinnock.
Wilfred, who was nicknamed 'Bill', was educated at Lauriston State School, near
Kyneton, and at Melbourne and Geelong Church of England Grammar schools. A keen
debater and member of the cadet unit, he ran the mile (1.6 km) in 4 minutes 42.5
seconds and rowed in the senior VIII.
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