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Horace Reginald Reg SHEPHERD  ‎(I4820)‎
Given Names: Horace Reginald
Nickname: Reg
Surname: SHEPHERD

Gender: MaleMale
      

Birth: 23 August 1889 31 30 Hindmarsh, South Australia, Australia
Death: 11 April 1917 ‎(Age 27)‎ Bullecourt, Picardie, France
Personal Facts and Details
Birth 23 August 1889 31 30 Hindmarsh, South Australia, Australia

Occupation 1916 ‎(Age 26)‎ Joiner Mount Gambier, South Australia, Australia

Military Service from 28 April 1916 ‎(Age 26)‎

Hide Details Note: Australian Imperial Force - Nominal Roll
48th Infantry Battalion, 4th Reinforcements
Page 13
Registration Number: 2243
Full Name: Shepherd, Horace Reginald
Rank: Private
Age: 26
Trade or Calling: Joiner
Married or single: Single
Address at Date of Enrolment: Mt Gambier, South Australia
Next of Kin and Address: Mother: Mrs Elizabeth Ida Shepherd, Belmont, Penola-road, Mt Gambier, South Australia
Religion: C. of E.
Date of Joining: 28.4.16
A.M.F. Unit Serving in at Date of Enrolment:
Pay:
Before Embarkation:
Rate per Diem: 5s 0d
Date to which paid: 11.8.16
After Embarkation:
Daily Rate excluding Deferred Pay: 5s 0d
Allotment in Australia per Diem: 3s 0d
Net Rate not including Allowances or Deferred Pay: 2s 0d
Daily rate of Deferred Pay only Issuable on Completion of Service with Expeditionary Force: 1s 0d

Death 11 April 1917 ‎(Age 27)‎ Bullecourt, Picardie, France


Note: At first Reg was reported missing in action. A fellow private in the 48th Battalion reported having a few words with Reg on the 2nd April while they were at Bullecourt. At that time Reg was stretcher bearing, so it was a period of serious field action. His death was confirmed in a letter to his brother, Corporal E.J. Shepherd, dated 26 Feb 1918. The date of death was recorded as 11 April 1917.
Memorial 1918 ‎(8 months after death)‎ Military Cemetery, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France


Note: Missing in action, Reg's remains were never identified. However, there is a memorial for him at the Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery.
Last Change 10 May 2008 - 22:47:59 - by: Administrator
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Parents Family  (F1675)
Charles Robert SHEPHERD
1858 - 1924
Ida Elizabeth EMERY
1859 - 1944
Myrtle Elizabeth SHEPHERD
1883 - 1985
Thomas Saunders SHEPHERD
1885 - 1890
Irene Clarice SHEPHERD
1886 - 1954
Horace Reginald Reg SHEPHERD
1889 - 1917
Dorothy Maude SHEPHERD
1892 - 1919
Eric John Jack SHEPHERD
1894 - 1967
Marjorie Ida E. SHEPHERD
1896 - 1924
Sidney Joseph Payne Sid SHEPHERD
1899 - 1969


Notes
Military Service Australian Imperial Force - Nominal Roll
48th Infantry Battalion, 4th Reinforcements
Page 13
Registration Number: 2243
Full Name: Shepherd, Horace Reginald
Rank: Private
Age: 26
Trade or Calling: Joiner
Married or single: Single
Address at Date of Enrolment: Mt Gambier, South Australia
Next of Kin and Address: Mother: Mrs Elizabeth Ida Shepherd, Belmont, Penola-road, Mt Gambier, South Australia
Religion: C. of E.
Date of Joining: 28.4.16
A.M.F. Unit Serving in at Date of Enrolment:
Pay:
Before Embarkation:
Rate per Diem: 5s 0d
Date to which paid: 11.8.16
After Embarkation:
Daily Rate excluding Deferred Pay: 5s 0d
Allotment in Australia per Diem: 3s 0d
Net Rate not including Allowances or Deferred Pay: 2s 0d
Daily rate of Deferred Pay only Issuable on Completion of Service with Expeditionary Force: 1s 0d
Death At first Reg was reported missing in action. A fellow private in the 48th Battalion reported having a few words with Reg on the 2nd April while they were at Bullecourt. At that time Reg was stretcher bearing, so it was a period of serious field action. His death was confirmed in a letter to his brother, Corporal E.J. Shepherd, dated 26 Feb 1918. The date of death was recorded as 11 April 1917.
Memorial Missing in action, Reg's remains were never identified. However, there is a memorial for him at the Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery.

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Family with Parents
Father
Charles Robert SHEPHERD ‎(I4756)‎
Birth 17 July 1858 47 43 Aldinga, South Australia, Australia
Death 2 June 1924 ‎(Age 65)‎ Penola Road, Mount Gambier, South Australia, Australia
8 months
Mother
 
Ida Elizabeth EMERY ‎(I4814)‎
Birth 19 March 1859 39 27 South Australia, Australia
Death 3 August 1944 ‎(Age 85)‎ Mount Gambier, South Australia, Australia

Marriage: 26 October 1882 -- Saint Michaels Church of England, Mitcham, South Australia, Australia
11 months
#1
Sister
Myrtle Elizabeth SHEPHERD ‎(I4815)‎
Birth 10 October 1883 25 24 Hindmarsh, South Australia, Australia
Death 15 March 1985 ‎(Age 101)‎ Mount Gambier, South Australia, Australia
2 years
#2
Brother
Thomas Saunders SHEPHERD ‎(I4817)‎
Birth 15 October 1885 27 26 Hindmarsh, South Australia, Australia
Death 4 February 1890 ‎(Age 4)‎ Hindmarsh, South Australia, Australia
3 months
#3
Sister
Irene Clarice SHEPHERD ‎(I4818)‎
Birth 1886 27 26 Hindmarsh, South Australia, Australia
Death 1954 ‎(Age 68)‎ Glenelg North, South Australia, Australia
4 years
#4
Horace Reginald Reg SHEPHERD ‎(I4820)‎
Birth 23 August 1889 31 30 Hindmarsh, South Australia, Australia
Death 11 April 1917 ‎(Age 27)‎ Bullecourt, Picardie, France
3 years
#5
Sister
Dorothy Maude SHEPHERD ‎(I4821)‎
Birth 30 April 1892 33 33 Hindmarsh, South Australia, Australia
Death 27 August 1919 ‎(Age 27)‎ Private Hospital, Strangways Terrace, North Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
2 years
#6
Brother
Eric John Jack SHEPHERD ‎(I4822)‎
Birth 19 June 1894 35 35 Hindmarsh, South Australia, Australia
Death 30 August 1967 ‎(Age 73)‎ Willunga, South Australia, Australia
2 years
#7
Sister
Marjorie Ida E. SHEPHERD ‎(I4824)‎
Birth 18 August 1896 38 37 Hindmarsh, South Australia, Australia
Death after 1924 ‎(Age 27)‎
2 years
#8
Brother
Sidney Joseph Payne Sid SHEPHERD ‎(I4825)‎
Birth 21 January 1899 40 39 Hindmarsh, South Australia, Australia
Death 20 May 1969 ‎(Age 70)‎ South Australia, Australia