Sheppard, Ernest Arthur

Personal Details

First nameErnest
Middle nameArthur
Date of birth24/03/1924
Place of birthMuttaburra, Qld
Date of death08/08/2013
Place of deathSydney


Ernest was born in Muttaburra the son of son of Israel C, a selector from Woodleigh Creek, and Doris B Weir.
Children Israel and Doris:
Theodore Cecil – 6/6/1920
Ernest .24 March 1924

Earnest was cremated at Pinegrove Memoral Park Sydney.
His ashes were interred into the grave of his wife IDA IMELVA KATHLEEN SHEPPARD who died on the 23/01/1991 and was buried NOT cremated. On the grave plaque next to Ernest’s name is “BOB” and next to Ida’s name is “COLL” it also mentions that Ernest is the Step Father of …

War Records


Service number77185
Date of enlistment22/07/1942
Locality of enlistmentNorth Rockhampton, Qld
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Qld
Next of kinDoris Sheppard
Date of discharge14/05/1946
Posting at discharge3 Stores Depot
RankLeading Aircraftman
Prisoner of war