Ronald Kenneth Sheens1

M, #462, b. 23 November 1923, d. 30 August 1989
FatherArthur Sheens1 b. 21 Nov 1874, d. 26 Jun 1959
MotherElla Etheline Dunstan1 b. 7 Sep 1881, d. 22 Jul 1970
Relationship1st cousin 2 times removed of Timothy George Sheens
Last Edited3 Jan 2013
Birth*23 November 1923 Emu Plains, NSW2 
Baptism30 April 1924 At Parsonage, Penrith, NSW;
son of Arthur & Ella Etheline Sheens, Lapstone Gardener
Minister S C Roberts, Methodist2 
Enlisted*28 January 1942 Emu Plains, NSW;
Name: Sheens, Ronald Kenneth
Service: Australian Army
Service Number: N346506
Date of Birth: 23 Nov 1923
Place of Birth: Emu Plains, NSW
Date of Enlistment: 28 Jan 1942
Locality on Enlistment: Emu Plains, NSW
Place of Enlistment: Penrith, NSW
Next of Kin: Sheens, Ella
Date of Discharge: 24 Dec 1943
Rank: Private
Posting at Discharge: 2 Australian Ordnance Stores Company
Prisoner of War: No3 
Engagement4 November 1944 NSW;
SHEENS-NEVILLE.-The Engagement is announced of Thelma, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. D. R. Neville, of Patterson Street, Concord, to Ronald Kenneth Sheens, youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. A. Sheens, of Glen Road, Emu Plains.;Principal=Thelma Neville4 
Marriage*1946 Burwood, NSW;Bride=Thelma Neville5 
Death of Father26 June 1959 Nepean District Hospital, Penrith, NSW;
SHEENS, Arthur.-June 26, 1959, at Nepean District Hospital, of Jamison Street, Emu Plains, dearly beloved husband of Ella Sheens and loving father of Hilton, Henry, Pat and Ron, and of Arthur and Roy (both deceased), aged 84 years.;Principal=Arthur Sheens6 
Death of Mother22 July 1970 Penrith, NSW;
SHEENS, Ella Etheline. - July 22, 1970, at hospital, of Jamison Street, Emu Plains. beloved wife of the late Arthur Sheens, and loving mother of Vera, Arthur (deceased), Hilton, Henry deceased), Walter, Clarence (deceased) and Ronald, fond sister of Lillian, aged 88 years.;Principal=Ella Etheline Dunstan7,8 
Death*30 August 1989 NSW;
SHEENS RONALD KENNETH (SHAKEY), August 30, 1989, at Hospital, late of Emu Plains. Dearly beloved friend & companion of Pauline, loving father of Roy, Narelle and Joanne, fond father-in-law & grandfather of their families.
Aged 65 years.
Resting in Peace.9 


Thelma Neville


  1. [S36] Maria Quigley Sheens - Our Family Tree.
  2. [S199] NSW Penrith Methodist Baptism Registers, 1860-1964 ",Ronald Kenneth Sheens."
  3. [S302] Department of Veteran Affairs - WW2 Nominal Roll, online, Ronald Kenneth Sheens.
  4. [S154] Australian Newspapers,, The Sydney Morning Herald, Saturday 4 November 1944.
  5. [S12] NSW Marriage Index, 10358/1946 Ronald Kenneth Sheens & Thelma Neville.
  6. [S201] The Daily Telegraph, Saturday, June 27, 1959.
  7. [S11] NSW Death Index, 29516/1970 Ella Ethaline Sheens.
  8. [S192] The Sydney Morning Herald, July 23rd, 1970.
  9. [S201] The Daily Telegraph, Thursday, August 31, 1989.