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Frederick Keith SHEPHARD

Regimental number4574
Place of birthLaura, South Australia
ReligionBaptist
OccupationLocomotive cleaner
AddressLaura, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 6"
Weight134 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs J Shephard, Laura, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date6 September 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 7 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 May 1917
Discharge date6 August 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Miltiades', 4 May 1917; discharged (medically unfit: amputated left arm), Adelaide, 6 August 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death2 October 1950
Age at death54
Place of burialAIF Cemetery, West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, SHEPHARD Frederick Keith

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