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Stephen James SWEETLAND

Regimental number457
Place of birthBox Hill, Victoria
SchoolWesley College, Victoria
AddressVictoria Street, Box Hill, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, H Sweetland, Victoria Street, Box Hill, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in Field Artillery and Light Horse.
Enlistment date21 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, C Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A16 Star of Victoria on 25 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of wounds 30 June 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialAri Burnu Cemetery (Row E, Grave No. 6), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Harry and Agnes SWEETLAND, 21 Victoria Stret, Box Hill, Melbourne, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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