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Percy Hubert SHEPHERD

Regimental number2248
Place of birthFairfield, Melbourne, Victoria
SchoolNorth Fitzroy State School and King's College, Clifton Hill, Victoria
Other trainingCollege of Pharmacy
ReligionBaptist
OccupationChemist
Address22 Denmark Street, Kew, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinMother, Mrs Julia Shepherd, 22 Denmark Street, Kew, Victoria
Enlistment date8 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name59th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 1 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 7 February 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialBancourt British Cemetery (Plot VII, Row K, Grave No.I), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
168
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Johna and Julia SHEPHERD, 22 Denmark Street, Kew, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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