ALFRED CHARLES SHEPPARD

Image from 1916 Suffolk Chronicle and Mercury newspaper.

 

Born: 1890, Ipswich.

Died: 29th September 1916; Age: 26; KiA.

Residence: 4, Trafalgar Buildings, Shirehall Yard, Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Bury St. Bury, Suffolk.

Date of Entry Therein: 16th January 1915 – France.

Served seven years in Egypt, and was twice wounded in France.

 

Rank: Private; Service Number: 7743

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 8th Battalion.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.

 

Grave Reference:

XI.J.10.

Connaught Cemetery,

Thiepval,

Somme,

France.

 

CENSUS

 

1901   27, Long Street, Ipswich.

 

Alfred was 11 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

William John Sheppard, 37, a Quay Labourer, born Ipswich.

Elizabeth Sheppard (nee Bird), 36, born Ipswich.

William John Sheppard, 15, born Ipswich.

Annie Sheppard, 3, born Ipswich.

 

Soldiers’ Effects to William J. Sheppard – father.

 

Alfred is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Mary at the Quay Church, Ipswich.

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 Suffolk Regiment, 8th Battalion:

Suffolk Regiment battalion movements

Suffolk regiment website

Friends of The Suffolk Regiment

 

 

 

 

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