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Stephen George PAYNE

Regimental number4503
Place of birthAuburn, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFireman
AddressNk
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Height5' 2.5"
Weight131 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs M A Brooklen, Mary Street, Auburn, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date20 November 1915
Place of enlistmentCasula, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 August 1916
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Stephen and Mary Ann PAYNE. Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date30 October 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia from Portland on board HT 'Marathon, 8 August 1916; discharged (medically unfit: mental deficiency: petit mal [condition existed prior to enlistment]), Sydney, 30 October 1916.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to War Service.
Date of death8 September 1940
Age at death52
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, PAYNE Stephen George

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