Born: 14th October 1916, Ipswich.
Died: 6th September 1940; age: 23; of Cachexia and Heart Failure, Retro-peritoneal Sarcoma, at the R.A.F. Hospital, R.A.F. Station, Weeton, Lancaster.
Residence: 202, Spring Road, Ipswich.
Occupation: a Motor Lorry Driver.
Rank: Aircraftman Second Class/Air Craft Hand; Service Number: 1150917.
Regiment: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Charles George Henry Sheppard & Elsie Florence Sheppard, of Ipswich.
Father: Charles George Henry Sheppard, born 1880, Ipswich.
Mother: Elsie Florence Sheppard (nee Canham), born January 1887, Ipswich.
ENGLAND & WALES REGISTER 1939
John was a Milk’s Roundsman. He was living with his mother and sister at their family home – 202, Spring Road, Ipswich. John’s father had left the family home.
Elsie, unpaid Domestic Duties.
Kathleen E. Sheppard, born December 1922, London.