Private 2033, 1/7th Manchester Regiment

Died Saturday 30th May 1915, age 19

Buried in Redoubt Cemetery, Turkey.

Student of electrical engineering.


John was born in 1896 at Moss Side, Manchester to John Eastman Shepherd. It is believed that he studied in the electrical engineering department at The Tech. An exhibition (April 2015) at Manchester Southern Cemetery features his medals and a contemporary card of remembrance.