Shepherd, John Edward

  • Township: Embro & West Zorra
  • Rank: Pilot Officer, Air Gunner
  • Branch: Royal Canadian Air Force
  • Date of death: May 4, 1944
  • Wars Served: World War II
  • Commemorated: Montididier French National Cemetery, Somme, France; Cenotaph, Memorial Park, Embro, West Zorra Township, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada
  • Years of service: ------ - May 4, 1944
  • Country enlisted with: Canada

Biography

John Edward Shepherd was born about 1910.  John served in the RCAF 405 Vancouver City Squadron, Pathfinder Force as a Pilot Officer, Air Gunner. John was shot down May 4, 1944 in a Lancaster Air Craft ND881 during a night raid over Montididier, France. He listed his next of kin Ada and Hal Simpson, parents, Brigden, Ontario.

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