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Allan STEPHENSON

Regimental number342
Place of birthYorkshire, England
Age on arrival in Australia17
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, G Stephenson, Seamar near Scarborough, Yorkshire, England
Enlistment date22 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A10 Karroo on 11 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 April 1918
Place of death or woundingIn an aerodrome near Bresle West of Albert, France.
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialRibemont Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row H, Grave No. 10), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
151
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Moonta Cemetery, South Australia. Inscription reads: 'Friends in life, in death not divided.' Parents: George and Sarah Ann STEPHENSON, Seamer, Yorkshire, England
Family/military connectionsCousin: 2485 Pte William Norman STEPHENSON, 50th Bn, died of wounds, 19 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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