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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Jim" James McInerny SHEPPARD

Born 27 April 1908 in Dongara, Western Australia [15] [16]
Son of "Jack" John Richard SHEPPARD and "Meg" Margaret NAIRN [P3]
Great Grandson of Carnamah pioneers James & Sarah NAIRN and Coorow pioneers William & Sarah LONG [P3]
Resided with his parents on Redbank Farm in Dudawa, East Arrino [19]
His 21st birthday was celebrated in Dudawa on Tuesday 30 April 1929 [4: 27-Apr-1929]
Farmer with his father of Redbank Farm in Dudawa, East Arrino until 1935[19]
Attended the demonstration of the 1936 Massey Harris 25-40 tractor on J. K. HEBITON's farm in TS on 22 August 1936 [5: 4-Sep-1936]
Resided in the Perth suburb of West Perth prior to enlisting in the Australian Army on 5 November 1942 [16]
Sapper WX35056 in the Australian Army's 2 Australian Port Construction Company during the Second World War [16]
Discharged from the Australian Army on 22 January 1946 [16]
Resided of late at the Lady Brand Lodge in Three Springs [24]
Passed away at the age of 87 years at the North Midlands District Hospital in Three Springs [24]
Died 25 October 1995; buried Three Springs General Cemetery, Three Springs (Anglican, Plot 166) [24]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'James McInerny Sheppard' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 23 August 2019 from  [ sources ]

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