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Lewis Norman SHEPHERD

Regimental number5229
Place of birthIrrewillipe Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationButcher
AddressIrrewillipe, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs N Shepherd, Penguin, Tasmania
Enlistment date23 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 29 March 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll
Date of death8 August 1916
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialPuchevillers British Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
156
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Louis and Helen SHEPHERD, Penguin, Tasmania. Native of Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: No.588 Ernest Victor Shepherd, 40th Battalion, who was killed in action at Armentieres, France on 2 January 1917.

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