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George Edmund SHEPHERD

Regimental number85
Place of birthGlendon, Singleton, New South Wales
SchoolSingleton Public School, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressClydesdale, Singleton, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, James E Shepherd, Clydesdale, Singleton, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Australian Light Horse for 7-8 years, under Majors Simmons, Waddall and Faulkins.
Enlistment date22 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Star of Victoria on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollWarrant Officer (Class II)
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Regiment
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe was wounded at Lone Pine.
FateDied as a result of accident 21 December 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name George Edward
Place of death or woundingEl-Arish
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialNo Known Grave
Commemoration detailsJerusalem Memorial, Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
2
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Jane SHEPHERD, Clydesdale, Singleton, New South Wales. Native of Glendon, New South Wales

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