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Walter George SHEPHARD

Regimental number15054
Place of birthLaura South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressCollie, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinWife, Mrs J Shephard, c/o G Allan, Forest Street, Collie, Western Australia
Enlistment date27 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 15, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/42/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 16 December 1917
Date of death14 August 1918
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialKarrakatta Cemetery (Portion Presbyterian, Plot EA, Grave No. 91), Western Australia
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
18
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: David and Carah SHEPHERD; husband of Mrs J. Shephard. Native of Laura, South Australia

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