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Stephen John PAINE

Regimental number943
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBarman
AddressTattersall's Hotel, Warrnambool, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 4"
Weight130 lbs
Next of kinFather, Thomas Paine, Gladstone Street, Mount Pleasant, Ballarat East, Victoria
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Place of enlistmentBroadmeadows, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Battery 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A9 Shropshire on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 20 October 1918
Discharge date14 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Borda', 20 October 1918; disembarked, 18 December 1918; discharged (medically unfit), 14 August 1918.

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

Death attributed to War Service.
Date of death26 December 1942
Place of burialCheltenham Memorial Park Cemetery
SourcesNAA: B2455, PAINE Stephen John

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