Robert Philip Shepherd - Newbridge War Memorial

Private Robert Philip Shepherd

Unit/Regiment South Wales Borderers
Battalion1st Service Number13537
Theatre of War first served in (1) France Date of entry therein 04/05/1915
Age at Death34 Date of Death25/01/1915
Burial/Memorial Reference Le Touret Memorial Panel 14 and 15
CWGC Family Details Husband of Phaebe Davies (formerly Shephard), of 20, Bell St., Pensnett, Dudley, Staffs.
Family & Census Details  
SDGW – Where BornBromley, Staffs
EnlistedNewport, Mon ResidedNewbridge, Mon.
How DiedKilled in action Theatre of War Western European Theatre
Medal Entitlement 1914-15 Star

British War Medal

Victory Medal
Notes Commemorated on the Celynen Collieries Roll of Honour
Images Robert Philip Shepherd - South Wales Echo
Le Touret Memorial - Courtesy of Commonwealth Wargraves Commission
Le Touret Memorial inscription - Courtesy of Margaret Dufay
Newbridge War Memorial - Civic commemoration
Celynen Collieries Roll of Honour - Workplace commemoration
Medal Card - WWI Medal Rolls Index Cards, 1914-1920
Additional Information All military records record Robert Shepherd as a Private, the notice of his death in the South Wales Echo indicates a rank of Lance Corporal.
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