William Henry Sheppard, MM, Mancs

1892 Born England (RIC) But too vague to get his birth. I cannot link a William Henry to Grimsby. Oddly there are only 2 William Henry in 1911 census of the right age or thereabouts. The age from RIC could be wrong

1916 Jan 1. Landed in France

1916 MM Gazetted

1917 Sep 14. Presumed date of commission

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. This may be him, given it is Grimsby and the name is not common. He was acquitted.

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

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