Source: 18th Battalion Nominal Roll, April 1915.
Family Search: When Newton William Sheppard was born on 17 January 1889, in Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada, his father, William Sheppard, was 34 and his mother, Christina Taylor, was 36. He had at least 1 daughter with Katherine Adelaide Lingenfelter. He lived in East Orange, Essex, New Jersey, United States in 1930 and Jacksonville Beach, Duval, Florida, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1914. In 1914, at the age of 25, his occupation is listed as draughtsman. He died in December 1969, in Tallahassee, Leon, Florida, United States, at the age of 80