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Thomas Frederick SHEPHARD

Regimental number5854
Place of birthCarrieton, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressCarrieton, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19.7
Height5' 4"
Weight130 lbs
Next of kinFather, T E Shephard, Carrieton, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil.
Enlistment date30 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A37 Barambah on 27 June 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll585A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateDied of disease 2 August 1916
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialWoltmade Cemetery (Cemetery No. 4, Block I, Grave No. 98A), Cape Town, South Africa
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Died of Phthisis. Parents: Thomas and Augusta SHEPHARD, Carrieton, South Australia
Family/military connectionsCousins: No.3545 F.P Edwards, 32 Battalion and three others, one from Laura, SA and two from Adelaide, SA, named Shephard.
Other details

War service: died in Cape Town en route to Europe, 2 August 1916.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, SHEPHARD Thomas Frederick

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