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Sherbourne Haliburton SHEPPARD

Regimental number539
Place of birthRichmond, Victoria
SchoolCaufield Grammar School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStock and sharebroker
Address331 Collins Street, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, Haliburton Sheppard, 331 Collins Street, Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Military Forces in Western Australia
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal Roll248
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularRoHC lists service number as #248, 2nd Dividional Engineers.
FateKilled in Action 10 July 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death31
Family/military connectionsCousin: Captain Ricketson, 5th Battalion.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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