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.
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.
1911 25, Pearce Road, Ipswich.
Walter was 22 years old, a Carpenter – Ransomes. He was living with his mother, siblings & nieces.
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.