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Phillip Edwin Bartlett SHEPHERD

Regimental number582
Place of birthTaree, New South Wales
SchoolState School, Victoria
OccupationBank clerk
Address92 Athol Street, Moonee Ponds, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Phillip E Shepherd, 92 Athol Street, Moonee Ponds, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed as a Sergeant in the Cadets.
Enlistment date24 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"Was great grandson of Sergeant-Major Shegoy, mentioned in Kinglake's History of the Crimea, in connection with the charge of the heavy brigade."Details from Phillip Edward Shepherd (father) of Ballarat, Victoria."
FateKilled in Action 29 November 1915
Place of death or woundingLone Pine, Gallipoli
Age at death18.6
Age at death from cemetery records18
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave 10), Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Phillip Edward and Edith Shepherd of St John's Manse, Victoria Street, Ballarat, Victoria. Native of Taree, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsSeveral Cousins killed: Samuel Shegoy (Tasmanian), [Ces] Bartlett and Bart Bartlett, both from W.A.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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