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Stephen Robert Austin FRETWELL

Regimental number1861
Place of birthMartham, Great Yarmouth, England
SchoolEndowed Secondary School, Calvert St, Norwich, England
Age on arrival in Australia21
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Stephen Fretwell, Fairview Farm, Wietton Stoke Ferry, Norfolk, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 December 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 14 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 16 June 1915
Date of death16 June 1915
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 9), Callipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Stephen and Norah FRETWELL, Fairview Farm, Wretton, Stoke Ferry, Norfolk, England. Native of Norwich, Norfolk, England

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