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Pvt Orlando Watson Sheppard
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Birth: Nov., 1892
Death: Oct. 6, 1918

Orlando Watson SHEPPARD was born in November of 1892 to William David SHEPPARD & his second wife, Eliza Tallulah BOYKIN . He drowned the 6th of October 1918 when HMS Otranto sank in the Irish Sea near the Scottish Isle of Islay, where he may have been buried initially in the Kilchoman Military Cemetery, Scotland. He was finally interred in the Brookwood American Cemetery and Memorial, Brookwood,
Surrey, England
 
 
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 Parents:
  William David Sheppard (1851 - 1921)
  Eliza Lula Boykin Sheppard (1856 - 1930)
 
 Siblings:
  Claudia Sheppard**
  Hugh Cassidy Sheppard (1884 - 1945)*
  Orlando Watson Sheppard (1892 - 1918)
  Mildred Sheppard Moore (1895 - 1974)*
  Thelma Sheppard (1900 - 1987)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
Cenotaph inscription:
Serving His County Lost on U.S.S. Otranto Buried in Scotland Son of W. D. & Lula
 
Burial:
Middle Ground Baptist Church Cemetery *
Sheppards
Screven County
Georgia, USA
*Cenotaph [?]
 
Created by: jrpv
Record added: Jan 30, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24278499
Pvt Orlando Watson Sheppard
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Pvt Orlando Watson Sheppard
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