|Place of birth||Nambour, Queensland|
|Address||18A Stirling Street, Redfern, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||24|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs J. Stephen, 15A Stirling Street, Redfern, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||17th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/34/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||17th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Date of death|
|Age at death from cemetery records||28|
|Place of burial||Rookwood Necropolis (Plot 6C, Grave No. 5386), Rookwood, New South Wales|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Joseph T. and Jessie STEPHENS. Native of Nambour, Queensland. Plaque in Garden of Remembrance, NSW.|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Alexandria, Egypt, 27 March 1916, to join the British Expeditionary Force; disembarked Marseilles, France, 3 April 1916; taken on strength of 2nd Australian Divisional Base Depot, Etaples, 4 April 1916.
Marched out of 2nd Australian Divisional Base Depot with 1st Anzac Entrenching Bn, 26 June 1916.
Taken on strength of 17th Bn, 3 August 1916.
Admitted to No 44 Casualty Clearing Station, 5 August 1916; transferred to No 3 Stationary Hospital, Rouen, 5 August 1916 (gunshot wound, thigh); to England, 15 August 1916; to Lord Derby Hospital, Warrington, 16 August 1916 (gunshot wound, thigh and leg); to Kingston Hospital, 15 February 1917; to St Helen's Hospital, 21 February 1917; to No 1 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 18 June 1917.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Kanowna', 16 July 1917; disembarked Sydney, 14 September 1917; discharged Sydney (medically unfit: gunshot wound, right leg with sciatic paralysis), 13 March 1918.
Medals: British War Medal, Victory MedalDeath attributed to war service.
|Sources||NAA: B2455, STEPHEN Hibiscus|