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Regimental number5236
Place of birthWallsend, New South Wales
SchoolWickham Public School, New South Wales
AddressChin Chin Street, Islington, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinWife, Mrs Francis Stephenson, Chin Chin Street, Islington, Newcastle, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Australian Garrison Artillery, Newcastle, New South Wales.
Enlistment date5 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Reinforcement 10
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 27 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 20 July 1917
Place of death or woundingBelgium
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialReninghelst New Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row E, Grave No. 23), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Nicholas and Sarah Jane STEPHENSON; husband of Frances STEPHENSON, Narara Road, Adamstown, New South Wales. Native of Wallsend, New South Wales~
Family/military connectionsCousins served.

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