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Ernest Cecil SHEPHARD

Regimental number3611
Place of birthGrafton New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor driver
AddressSpring Grove Road, Casino, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Letty Shephard, Spring Grove Road, Casino, New South Wales
Enlistment date8 June 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 May 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, 32nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 2 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 28 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 3006A Pte Arthur Bradshaw Claude SHEPHARD, 31st Bn, returned to Australia, 22 May 1919; 3502 Pte Charles Stanley SHEPHARD, 49th Bn, returned to Australia, 25 September 1919; 284 Gunner Haddin Spurgeon SHEPHARD, 3rd Divisional Trench Mortar Battery, returned to Australia, 19 February 1919; 3497 Pte William Ivan SHEPHARD, 49th Bn, returned to Australia, 3 July 1919.
Other detailsWar service: Egypt, Palestine

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