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James STEEN

Regimental number2251
Place of birthUndera, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
AddressUndera, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Height6'1.25"
Weight137 lbs
Next of kinFather, John Steen, Undera, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 March 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name59th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 1 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 March 1918
Discharge date21 June 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Field Marshall', 23 April 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 22 May 1918; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 21 June 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Headstone inscription reads: 'He gave his all for his Country.'
Date of death17 July 1927
Place of burialMaroopna Cemetery, Victoria
SourcesNAA: B2455, STEEN James

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