Private William Edward Shephard (1922-1944)

Private William Edward Shephard (1922-1944) <br> Photo Courtesy of Darlene Doiron

Private William Edward Shephard (1922-1944)
Photo Courtesy of Darlene Doiron

He was only 21 years old and living at 55 Pownal Street when Private William Edward Shephard enlisted in the Army on May 13, 1943. Sadly, Shephard was killed in Italy on September 28, 1944 at the age of 22. A private in the Cape Breton Highlanders, he died in Italy. Left to mourn him were his WWI veteran father, Robert Allen Shephard, his mother, and 4 brothers and sisters.

 

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