Reginald Allan Sheens1

M, #474, b. 9 October 1917, d. 12 February 2001
FatherAllen Sheens1 b. 15 Nov 1886, d. 3 Mar 1963
MotherIsabel Collins1 b. 1886, d. 6 Sep 1965
Relationship1st cousin 2 times removed of Timothy George Sheens
Last Edited27 Mar 2011
Birth*9 October 1917 Sydney, NSW1 
Marriage*1943 Dubbo, NSW;Bride=Ellen Doreen Terese McQuillen2 
Enlisted*14 June 1943 Dubbo, NSW;
Name: Sheens, Reginald Allan
Service: Australian Army
Service Number: NX172429 (N30957)
Date of Birth: 9 Oct 1917
Place of Birth: Sydney, NSW
Date of Enlistment: 14 Jun 1943
Locality on Enlistment: Penrith, NSW
Place of Enlistment: Dubbo, NSW
Next of Kin: Unknown
Date of Discharge: 30 Jan 1946
Rank: Corporal
Posting at Discharge: 24 Australian Infantry Battalion
Prisoner of War: No3 
Death of Father3 March 1963 Nepean District Hospital, Penrith, NSW;
SHEENS, Allan. - March 3, 1963, at Nepean District Hospital, of 83 Union Road, Penrith, beloved husband of Isobel Jane Sheens and dear father of Reg, Dorrie (Mrs Sutton, Cabramatta) and Stan (Orange), father-in-law of George and fond grandfather of their children, aged 75 years.
Requiescat in pace.;Principal=Allan Sheens4,5 
Death of Mother6 September 1965 Liverpool, NSW;
SHEENS, Jane Isabel. - September 6, 1965, of 83 Union Road, Penrith, beloved wife of the lare Allan Sheens, dear mother of Reg, Dorothy and Stan, and loved grandmother of their children, aged 79 years. Requiescat in pace.;Principal=Isabel Sheens6,7 
Death of Son9 July 1966 89 Farmborough Road, Unanderra, NSW;
SHEENS, Keiran Gerard.-July 9, 1966, of 89 Farmborough Road, Unanderra, accidentally killed, loved son of Doreen, and dear brother of Barry.;Principal=Keiran Gerard Sheens8 
Death of Spouse7 November 1985 NSW;
SHEENS, Doreen. – November 7, 1985, at hospital, late of Unanderra, loved mother of Barry, Keiran (deceased), loved sister of Mary Connell, Elizabeth Mulcahy, Joan Johnston, Myra Morris, Jack McQuillen, Neil McQuillen, Mark McQuillen (all deceased), loving aunty of her nieces and nephews, aged 68 years.
Requiescat in pace.;Principal=Ellen Doreen Terese McQuillen9 
Death*12 February 2001 Penrith, NSW;
SHEENS, Reginald Allan. – February 12, 2001, at his residence, late of Penrith. Husband of Ellen (deceased), loving father of Barry and Keiran (deceased), loved brother of Dorothy and Stanley (deceased), loving uncle of his nieces.
Aged 84 years.
Lest we forget.
Requiescat in pace.
Interred February 14, 2001, Kingswood Cemetery.10 
Headstone* Penrith General Cemetery, Kingswood, NSW11


Ellen Doreen Terese McQuillen d. 7 Nov 1985


  1. [S36] Maria Quigley Sheens - Our Family Tree.
  2. [S12] NSW Marriage Index, 22187/1943 Reginald Allan Sheens & Ellen Doreen Terese McQuillen.
  3. [S302] Department of Veteran Affairs - WW2 Nominal Roll, online, Reginald Allan Sheens.
  4. [S11] NSW Death Index, 8309/1963 Allan Sheens.
  5. [S192] The Sydney Morning Herald, Death Notice Allan Sheens, 5 March 1963.
  6. [S11] NSW Death Index, 30241/1965 Jane Isobel Sheens.
  7. [S192] The Sydney Morning Herald, Death Notice Jane Isabel Sheens, 8 September 1965.
  8. [S201] The Daily Telegraph, Saturday, July 16, 1966.
  9. [S192] The Sydney Morning Herald, Death notice - Doreen Sheens - November 9th, 1985.
  10. [S192] The Sydney Morning Herald, Death notice - Reginald Allan Sheens - February 17th, 2001.
  11. [S184] Tim Sheens photographs.
  12. [S11] NSW Death Index, 34005/1966 Keiran Gerard Sheens.