SHEPPARD – William Royal Artillery 12th Battery

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Royal Artillery Badge

British Crimea Medal Inkermann Clasp

Name SHEPPARD – William
Regiment (s)Royal Artillery 12th Battery
Regiment Number (s) 2078
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
30th March 1852 / 18 years / Woolwich Kent England
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 8 in
Fresh / Grey / Dark / wounded in right leg before Sebastopol
Overseas Service/DurationCrimea – 1 year 2 months
Length of Service3 years 320 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeGunner and Driver / 12th February 1856 / Woolwich Kent England
Campaign MedalsCrimean Medal with Inkerman Clasp
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Not yet known
Pension Districts1856-57 Western Australia
1857 South Australia
1857 Victoria
1876 New Zealand
Pension Paid8d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
5th June 1856 Plymouth England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
RUNNYMEDE 7th September 1856
Date/Place of Birthc1834 Coventry Warwickshire England
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeNot yet known
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Australia
To New Zealand via South Australia and Victoria in 1857: first mention of New Zealand in 1876
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information