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Regimental number1553
Place of birthBerry New South Wales
Address7 Marion Street, Enmore, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinWife, Mrs C I Shepherd, 7 Marion Street, Enmore, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date11 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 6 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe served for about 3.5 years, in A Company 2nd Pioneer Battalion, and was wounded twice before returning to Australia. He died on 30 May 1931.
FateReturned to Australia 14 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: No.6616 William Shepherd, D Company 19th Battalion, who was killed by machine gun fire during an attack on Pozieres on 11 August 1918. He was buried at Framerville.
Date of death30 May 1931

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