William Thomas Shepherd

Graveyard / Begraafplaats: Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery
Location / Locatie: JJB grave 105

Militairy Service / Krijgsdienst: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Rang: Sergeant
Regiment: 103 Sqdn.
Number / Nummer: 1390821

Age / Leeftijd: 27
Date of death / Overlijdensdatum: 17/06/1943
Place of death / Overlijdensplaats: Boxtel

Son of Ernest Alfred and Ethel Louise Shepherd from Highgate; London.

Thursday, June 17, 1943 at 1:55 pm collapsed burning appliance down 3 kilometers northeast of Boxtel near Hall 19 in Esch. Ascended from airport Elsham Wolds bound for Cologne. Shot down by a night fighter (Hptm Manfred Meurer of 1.?NJG1). All seven British soldiers dead (5 with parachute and 2 in plane).

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