Flight Lieutenant John McMaster SHEPPARD

From Australia serving in the Royal Air Force

Service No: 101116 (RAFVR)
Born: Coolah NSW, 10 February 1892
Enlisted in the RAF: 24 April 1941
Unit: No. 3 Middle East Training School
Died: Injuries, Syria, 15 September 1944, Aged 49 Years
Buried: Fayid War Cemetery, Egypt
CWGC Additional Information: Of Australia.
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Commemorative Roll, Australian War Memorial, Canberra

Flight Lieutenant Sheppard previously served during World War I in the First AIF and No. 7 Training Squadron Australian Flying Corps (Regimental Number 27362). He joined the RAF as an Administrative and Special Duties Officer and he died in Syria on 15 September 1944 from injuries, believed to have been self-inflicted.


Australian War Memorial Commemorative Roll On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/37/545
RAF Commands Website

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