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George STEPHEN

Regimental number1045
Date of birth5 March 1895
Place of birth189 Beattie St, Rozelle, New South Wales
SchoolSmith St Public School, Balmain, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationShipwright
Addressc/o Mrs S A Stephen, Beattie Street, Rozelle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs S A Stephen, 189 Beattie Street, Rozelle, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed as Trumpeter in the 44th Howitzer Battery Militia.
Enlistment date12 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentTrumpeter
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A66 Uganda on 15 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Field Artillery Brigade
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularBuried at Cerisy Gailley.
FateKilled in Action 13 August 1918
Place of death or woundingChipilly, France
Age at death23.5
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialCerisy-Gailly Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
16
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Sarah Ann STEPHEN
Family/military connectionsCousin: 911 Pte William Robert ADAMS, 4th Bn, died of wounds, 5 May 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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