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Stephen Johnson Ambrose MacADAM

Regimental number610
Place of birthNew Kilpatrick, Glasgow, Scotland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationGrocer
AddressAllen and Flood Streets, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 3"
Weight123 lbs
Next of kinJames MacAdam, Allen and Flood Streets, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date10 February 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, B Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1339
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Company, Australian Army Service Corps
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919
Discharge date20 May 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranen Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 16 August 1915.

Transferred to A&NZ Division Train, 2 November 1915; taken on strength, 7th Company, Australian Army Service Corps, 3 November 1915.

Promoted Driver, 3 November 1915, and allotted Regimental Number 1339.

Disembarked Alexandria, 20 December 1915 (general Gallipoli evacuation); rejoined unit, 30 December 1915.

Transferred to 26th Company, AASC, 1 March 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 1 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 10 June 1916.

Transferred to 14th Company, AASC, 15 January 1918.

Transferred to Headquarters, 4th Australian Division Train, 13 March 1918.

Detached to 26th Company, AASC, 13 March 1918; rejoined HQ, 4th Australian Division Train, 1 May 1918.

Detached for duty with Australian Corps Troops, 25 June 1918.

Detached to 26th Company, AASC, 7 July 1918.

On leave to United Kingdom, 16 September 1918; rejoined unit, in the field, from leave, 8 October 1918.

Transferred to HQ, 4th Division Train, 13 January 1919.

Marched out to England for return to Australia, 27 January 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Suffolk', 5 April 1919; arrived Melbourne, 10 May 1919, for onward travel to Sydney; discharged, Sydney, 20 May 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName recorded incorrectly on Embarkation Roll as McADAM.
SourcesNAA: B2455, MacADAM Stephen Johnson Ambrose

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