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Stephen FRIEL

Regimental number928
Place of birthNewcastle, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressGunnedah, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 8.5"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Katherine Friel, Osris Street, Gunnedah, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date27 August 1914
Place of enlistmentRandwick, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 February 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Bernard and Katherine FRIEL
Discharge date13 July 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Llanstephen Castle', 15 February 1918; arrived Melbourne for Sydney, 4 March 1918; discharged Sydney, 13 July 1918.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Donated Station of the Cross 1, St Joseph's Catholic Church, Gunnedah, New South Wales, in memory of friends killed at Gallipoli.

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death26 November 1932
Age at death42
Place of burialGunnedah Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, FRIEL Stephen

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