Alan24 Posted 6 June , 2019 Share Posted 6 June , 2019 (edited) Question...which RB battalion did this man serve in? 18 19 20 21 22 23 or 24? Probably not 18 23 24 as the medal award is not correct for service in India. Most likely 22nd (Wessex & Welsh) based on his location? Facts; Private Herbert Sheppard 208146, Served overseas, awarded VM & BWM with RB according to his MIC. Discharged from Hants Regt. 6th Nov 1915 having completed his term as Section D Reservist...total 17 years service with the colours/reserve! (source; Army Form B2079) Re-enlisted 5th July 1916 to Hants Regt. (probably Derby Scheme group 43 - married men born 1878) (source: Army Form Z.21) Did not serve in WW1 overseas with Hants Regt. He was mobilised as a section D reservist between 6th Aug 1914 & 6th Nov 1915 and served at home. (source: Army Form B2067/1) De-mobbed from Labour Corps as 361849 on 4th Aug 1919. (source: Army Form Z.21) Previously served in Boer War with 2/Hants as Pte. 5397, awarded QSA & KSA. Regards Alan. Edited 14 June , 2019 by Alan24 Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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