John Thomas SHEPPARD MM

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SHEPPARD, John Thomas

Service Numbers: QX5139, 1/1189
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 3rd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (3RAR)
Born: Dalby, Queensland, Australia, 6 December 1919
Home Town: Cairns, Cairns, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Soldier
Died: Killed in action, Korea, 15 February 1951, aged 31 years
Cemetery: United Nations Memorial Cemetery, Busan, Korea
Sergeant Sheppard was originally interred at Tanggok Cemetery. Portion 1 Plot and Row 1 Grave No.8
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Sandgate War Memorial, Townsville HB - 1st Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
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World War 2 Service

27 May 1940: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Sergeant, SN QX5139, 2nd/15th Infantry Battalion

Korean War Service

25 Jun 1950: Involvement Australian Army (Post WW2), Sergeant, SN 1/1189, 3rd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (3RAR)

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