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Regimental number1532
Place of birthChristchurch, New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
Addressc/o G Shepherds, Merrylands , PO, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Height5' 9"
Weight158 lbs
Next of kinG S Shepherd, Merrylands, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in the Lyttleton Naval Cadets, New Zealand.
Enlistment date28 August 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, H Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateDischarged 5 June 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date8 June 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, England

Discharged in England, 8 June 1917, to take up employment as an Australian Munitions Worker, being permanently unfit for General Service (shrapnel wound, head).

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death9 September 1962
Age at death78
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, GRANGER William

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