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Date of birth14 March 1894
Other trainingJunior University matriculation, 1909.
AddressJohnstone Street, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 10"
Weight161 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs I Sheppard, Johnstone Street, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 5 years in Senior Cadets; 5 years (Provisional Lieutenant) in 16th Battery, 3rd Australian Field Artillery Brigade; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date5 September 1914
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Battery 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A8 Argyllshire on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Division Artillery
FateReturned to Australia 19 June 1920
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)No details of fate entered on Nominal Roll.
Discharge date2 September 1920
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Orontes', 19 June 1920; appointment terminated (discharged), Sydney, 2 September 1920.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, SHEPPARD Everard

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