Edgar Shepherd was born 21 November 1919 to Burneal Lee Shepherd and Lucretia Johnson.
He died non Battle 11 September 1941

14th Infantry, Company A

Cpl Shepherd died at Ford David Canal Zone. He is buried at Mount Hebron UMC Cemetery, Greene County, Tennessee.

The Knoxville Journal, 15 October 1941
Funeral services for Corporal Edgar Shepherd, , who died Sept.  Of malaria while stationed with the U.S. Army at Anzon, panama, will be held at the Mount Hebron United Brethren Church, with burial in the church cemetery. Survivors include the parents, seven brothers, Carl, Clyde, Claude, Wade, Ernest, Walter and Isaac, and two sisters, Mrs. E.E. Looney and miss Myrtle Louise Shepherd.

  • Rank: Corporal
  • Date of birth:
  • 21 November 1919
  • Date of death: 11 September 1941
  • County: Greene
  • Hometown: Greeneville
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 14th Infantry
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Mount Hebron UMC Cemetery, Greene County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar IX, Bottom Panel
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