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Alexander STEPHENS

Regimental number163
Place of birthLybster, Caithness, England
Age on arrival in Australia25
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarm hand
AddressGnowangerup, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Wisbet, 91 Connell Park, New Connell, Ayrshire, Scotalnd
Enlistment date15 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia,
30 Officers and 982 Other Ranks embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A11 'Ascanius' on 29 June 1915; 12 others embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A36 'Thirty-Six' on 12 July 1916. From Embarkation Records it is not possible to distinguish the latter 12.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 July 1916
Place of death or woundingAlbert, France
Age at death29
Place of burialCourcelette British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row A, Grave No. I), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
114
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Mrs. Alexina NISBET, 19 Cannel Park, New Cumnock, Ayrshire

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