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John SHEPPARD

Regimental number1554
Place of birthOxbridge, England
SchoolChurch of England School, England
Age on arrival in Australia18
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation hand
AddressGPO Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinBrother, D Sheppard, Camberley, Berks, England
Previous military serviceNil.
Enlistment date12 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 6 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularNothing known.
FateDied as a result of accident 18 March 1917
Place of death or woundingBaupume, France
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialWarlencourt British Cemetery (Plot VI, Row H, Grave No. 29), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
92
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Florence SHEPPARD, 44 Selkirk Road, Tooting, London, England. Native of Balham, London. Death caused by Premature Explosion, Rifle Grenade
Family/military connectionsNothing known.

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