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About Robert Shepherd

Date of Birth
14 February 1878

Service Number
277141

Birth Place
Gainford, Durham, England

Relationships

Parents
Robert Shepherd born abt 1836. Mary Walton born abt 1841. Married Q2 1859 Teesdale, Durham, England

Siblings
Elizabeth born abt 1861, Joseph born abt 1863, Ann born abt 1865, William born abt 1867, Francis born abt 1870, Mary born abt 1872, Margaret born abt 1876, Albert Smith born abt 1881, John Thomas born abt 1883

Marriage
Elizabeth Ann Ryder born 01 September 1887 . Married Q4 1917 Teesdale, Durham, England

Children
Robert H born abt 1919, Amy born abt 1921, John William born 11 Febrary 1923

Career

Service
Army

Unit
Durham Light Infantry previous units 1/7th Durh. L.I. 7/6516. Pte., 1/8th Durh. L.I. 7/6516

Rank
Private

Enlisted Address
Cleatlam, Winston, Durham, England enlisted 20th November 1915 Darlington, Durham, England

Medals
British War Medal and Victory Medal

Silver Badge
No

Service Record
Yes

Civilian Employment
1901 -1911 Gardener 1939 Estate Gardener

Campaigns
France

Additional Information

Census Information
1891 2 South Side Cleatlam ,Staindrop, Durham, England, 1901 Cleatlam ,Staindrop, Durham, England. 1911, Cleatlam ,Staindrop, Durham, England

Absent Voters Roll
Cleatlam ,Staindrop, Durham, England

1939 Register
North Lodge, Streatlam, Barnard Castle R.D., Durham, England

Sources
Staindrop Roll of Honour, Ancestry and Find my Past

Notes
Listed as missing on 15 July 1918 on War Office Daily List no 5618 service number 277141

- Research by JB