World War 1
Search the known records to date of those lost from the wider Alnwick area in World War 1
Generally showing where they are commemorated, when they died and some basic facts about each person. There are gaps, however, so if you can fill in any missing details do please contact us.
Northumberland Fusiliers, 1/7th Battalion Territorial Force
Menin Gate Memorial, Ieper
Enlisted at Alnwick, Northumberland.
Died, France & Flanders. The UK, Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects, 1901-1929 records date & place of death as 'Accepted on or after 26/04/15', which suggests Shepherd may have initially been reported 'Missing' & his body was never found.
Born about 1895, at Shilbottle, Northumberland, the son of Mrs. Frances Richardson.
In 1911, Shepherd lived at 4, Corporation Square, Morpeth, Northumberland, with his mother & stepfather, Ralph Richardson.
Pre-enlistment occupation: Grocer, having worked for Messrs. J. Proctor & Co., Morpeth for 5Â½ years.
Morpeth, Cenotaph, Castle Banks, opposite Station Bank Morpeth, Memorial Plaque in the Church of St. James the Great Morpeth, Roll of Honour in the Parochial or Memorial Hall, Dark Lane (Source: newmp.org.uk)