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John Maxwell SHEPHERD

Regimental number1276
Place of birthKangaroo Valley, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
OccupationDairy farmer
Addressc/o James Shepherd, York Street, Singleton, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, J Shepherd, York Street, Singleton, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for four years in the Singleton Company, Australian Light Horse.
Enlistment date25 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name3rd Field Company Engineers, Reinforcement 8
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT SS Makarini on 15 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Company Engineers
FateKilled in Action 7 April 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialQueant Road Cemetery (Plot III, Row F, Grave No. 30), Buissy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Frances SHEPHERD, York Street, Singleton, New South Wales

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