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Alfred Seymour SHEPHERD

Date of birth13 April 1893
Place of birthNowra, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationCivil engineer
Address'Nowra', Miller Street, Petersham, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emma Shepherd, 'Nowra', Miller Street, Petersham, New South Wales
Enlistment date8 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 11 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll30th Battalion
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2nd Lieutenant


Unit: INF30
Promotion date: 1 December 1915


Unit: INF46

FateDischarged 22 October 1916
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsArras Flying Services Memorial, France
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Nowra Cemetery, New South Wales. Photo: Peter Dennis
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Discharged from the AIF; joined the Royal Flying Corps.

Killed in action, 20 July 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death20 July 1917
Age at death24

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