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James Glenville SHEPHERD

Regimental number1284
Place of birthNowra, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationClerk
AddressRiverview, Bomaderry, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 10"
Weight168 lbs
Next of kinFather, Richard Shepherd, Riverview, Bomaderry, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 6 months in the 5th Light Horse Regiment, Citizen Military Forces; resigned to enlist in the AIF.
Enlistment date31 August 1915
Place of enlistmentHolsworthy, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 9 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll30th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 November 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Date of return to Australia incorrectly entered on Nominal Roll as 12 January 1916.
Discharge date15 March 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia from Portland on board HT 'Wiltshire', 12 November 1916; disembarked Sydney, 31 December 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 15 March 1917.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death22 August 1986
SourcesNAA: B2455, SHEPHERD James Glenville

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