William Henry Sheppard, MM, Mancs

1896 Dec 25. Born London (RIC) I can eventually link a William Henry to Grimsby. Not 25 Dec 1892 as on RIC . This man is registered in Fulham, early in 1897 and the baptism confirms his dob, which competes the link to the MIC address and the correct man

1901 census at Hazlehurst Terrace , Wandsworth

1911 Census in Grove Place, Ealing, London

1916 Jan 1. Landed in France

1916 MM Gazetted

1917 Sep 14. Presumed date of commission

1918 Jan/Mar .Married in Grimsby to Ethel Wenham

1919 Mar 14. Promoted Lt in Manc Reg

1921 Oct 17 Gazetted out Manchester Reg - W H Sheppard MM

1920 Nov 17. Joined ADRIC with service no 1056. Posted to I Coy. Father at 24 Neville St, New Cleethorpes, Grimsby. (as on MIC)

1921 Jan 11. Promoted Section Leader. i/c transport I Coy

1922 Jan 17. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1930 Jul 19. He was acquitted.

1932 Aug 29 Speeding fine - note address of Nevile St

1935 They have moved to 55 Princes Rd, Cleethorpes. One can follow Mrs Sheppard's B&B adverts

1939 Mrs Sheppard is still advertising B&B at 55 Princes Rd, Cleethorpes

1939 William H Speppard born 25 Dec 1896 is living with wife Ethel, at 55 Pinces Rd, Cleethorpes. He is a Motor Transport Driver.

1940 Jul 3. To be Lt in E Lancs Reg — Lt . William Henry Sheppard, M.M .(80833) :

1964 Oct 20. Died Cleethorpes

1964 Buried in Cleethorpes