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William Edward STEPHENS

Regimental number3686
Place of birthBallarat Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressAlbert Street, Sebastopol, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Simon Stephens, Albert Street, Sebastopol, Ballarat, Victoria
Enlistment date5 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death7 June 1965
Age at death68
Place of burialBallarat (New) Cemetery, Victoria

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