Hennock & Teign Village Chronicle

Published by the Hennock Village Hall Committee

300° view of Hennock from
the top of the Church Tower

© 2014 D Baker

Remembering the Fallen

He gave his today for our tomorrow.


Name: Shepherd

Forenames: Walter Eli

Birth: 1877 Hennock

Parents: John & Mary of Peverell Cottage, Weston Peverell, Plymouth.

Abode in 1881: St Budeaux

Abode in 1891: St Budeaux

Abode in 1901:Shepherds Cottages, Hennock

Abode in 1911:

Residence given on Service Record: Missing

Residence given on Casualty List:  Not given

Wife:

Died: 12 Apr 1915, Killed in action

Age: 38

Theatre of War: Mesopotamia - Asiatic

CWGC Grave or Memorial: Basra Memorial, Iraq. Panel 22 and 63

Remembered in Hennock Church Yard:

Recorded on the Hennock War Memorial: No

Index to CWGC Burial Record Found: No

Regiment: Dorsetshire, 2nd Battalion

Rank: Private

Service number: 15982 - Formerly 18588, Devonshire Regiment

Medals: Victory, British