Born: 1888, Ipswich.

On or sine- death presumed: 9th April 1918; age 30.

Enlistment Location: Sheffield, South Yorkshire.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 38801

Regiment: Northumberland Fusiliers (Tyneside Irish), 25th Battalion.

Formerly 25528, West Yorkshire Regiment.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:

Panel 2.

Ploegsteert Memorial,




Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Charles & Lucy Sheppard, of 25, Pearce Road, Ipswich.




1891   57, Cavendish Street, Ipswich.


Walter was 2 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Charles Sheppard, 40, a Dock Labourer, born Coddenham, Suffolk.

Lucy Sheppard (nee Pells), 40, born Harwich, Essex.

Bertha Maud Pells, 15, a Tailoress, born Harwich.

Emma Sheppard, 12, born Ipswich.

Charles Sheppard, 9, born Ipswich.

Arthur Sheppard, 7, born Ipswich.

William Sheppard, 5, born Ipswich.

Florence Sheppard, 4, born Ipswich.

Edward James Sheppard, 4 months, born Ipswich.


1901   57, Cavendish Street, Ipswich.


Walter was 12 years old and living with his widowed mother & siblings.

Lucy, 50, a Charwoman.

Arthur, 17, an Engineer’s Moulder.

William, 15, an Engineer’s Turner’s Assistant.

Florence, 14.

Edward, 10.


1911   25, Pearce Road, Ipswich.


Walter was 22 years old, a Carpenter – Ransomes. He was living with his mother, siblings & nieces.

Lucy, 60.

Florence, 23.

Edward, 20, a Boiler Maker – Ransomes.

Kathleen Lucy Rose, 7, born Ipswich.

Evelyn Mary Rose, 4, born Ipswich.


Walter’s father Charles Sheppard, died March 1892, Ipswich.


Northumberland Fusiliers (Tyneside Irish), 25th Battalion

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