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Gilbert STEPHENSON

Regimental number88
Place of birthNewcastle Upon Tyne, England
ReligionBaptist
OccupationCarpenter
AddressStrachan Street, Kensington, Sydney
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 10"
Weight164 lbs
Next of kinFather, G W Stephenson, Strachan Street, Kensington, Sydney
Previous military service5th Engineers 3 yrs 2 months, own request. First N.M.I.E.T. to New Guinea 7 months
Enlistment date20 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 May 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, A Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 3 September 1915
Discharge date13 January 1916
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ulysses', 3 Sepetember 1915; discharged Sydney, 13 January 1916.

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

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death9 April 1928
Age at death38
Place of burialWoronora Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, STEPHENSON Gilbert

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