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Athelstaine Claude SHEPHEARD

Regimental number32598
Place of birthRailton, Tasmania
SchoolState School, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
AddressRailton, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs C Shepheard, Railton, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil.
Enlistment date6 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 25, Reinforcement 10
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/135/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Osterley on 14 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 24 October 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Athelstaine spelt Athelstane
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialHooge Crater Cemetery (Plot XV, Row D, Grve No. 12), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Caroline SHEPHEARD, Railton, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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