Thomas Frederick SHEPHARD

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SHEPHARD, Thomas Frederick

Service Number: 5854
Enlisted: 30 March 1916, Orroroo, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 10th Infantry Battalion
Born: Carrieton, South Asutralia, 29 July 1896
Home Town: Carrieton, Orroroo/Carrieton, South Australia
Schooling: Carrieton Public School
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Died of Illness (Phthisis), Maitland, South Africa, 2 August 1916, aged 20 years
Cemetery: Woltemade Cemetery (Maitland), Cape Town
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Carrieton Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

30 Mar 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Orroroo, South Australia
27 Jun 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 5854, 10th Infantry Battalion, Pozières
27 Jun 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 5854, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Barambah, Melbourne

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Biography

"LATE PTE. T. F. SHEPHARD.

CARRIETON, October 12.— The late Pte. T. F. Shephard, who died at Maitland, in South Africa, on his way to the front, was the oldest son of Mr. T. E. Shephard, of Carrieton. He was educated at the Carrieton Public School, and was 20 years of age at the time of his death. Much regret was expressed locally when the news of his death was received." - from the Adelaide Chronicle 21 Oct 1916 (nla.gov.au)

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