Clement-Jones family - Person Sheet
Clement-Jones family - Person Sheet
NameRobert Austin SHEBBEARE , 5455
MotherConstance Gwendline CHARLWOOD , 5448 (1872-)
ChildrenRobert Anthony , 5457 (1939-)
 Jennifer Jane , 5459 (1941-)
 Shirley Ann , 5461 (1942-)
 Tom , 5463 (1952-)
Notes for Robert Austin SHEBBEARE
Wrote memoire and Shebbeare Family history in 1982

From August to October 1947 Shebbeare was the Commanding Officer of the 3rd Battalion Bombay (Indian) Grenadiers stationed at Thal Fort, Kurram Agency, North-West Frontier Province (now In Pakistan)

Shown as on the Unattached List Indian Army 30/8/1929.
Promoted from Second Lt. to Lt. 29/11/1931, in the Indian Army.
The London Gazette 3/9/1937 shows him as a Lt. in the Guides Cavalry, with the local rank of Captain, as Military Secretary to H.E. The Governor of Sindh, from June 1937.
Promoted to Captain 29/8/1938.

He was described by another Indian Army officer who was interviewed by the Imperial War Museum, in 2003, as "a gentleman and ex-Indian Army cavalry and Old School - whose father-in-law was the Sindh Governor and his grandfather won a V.C. in 1857." From:

He was awarded the Ashok Chapra 3rd Class aka Shaurya Chakra, for gallantry during civil disturbances in 1948.
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