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Herbert James STEPHENS

Regimental number1414
Place of birthMarrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolCheltenham State School, Victoria and Christian Brother's Orphanage, South Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationIron moulder
AddressArjns Street, Cheltenham, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Kate Hughes, Arjns Street, Cheltenham, Victoria
Enlistment date16 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular

Wounded May 1915 at Gallipoli, returned to Australia on 'Thermistocles', was here 6 months returned to Egypt was in hospital with tonsilitis then went to France and England.

FateKilled in Action 3 December 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Second entry both matched
Place of death or woundingFlers, France
Age at death24
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1003 Pte Stanley John STEPHENS, 5th Bn, killed in action, Gallipoli, 25 April 1915.

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