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William Stevens PRESS

Regimental number6817
Place of birthGotleib's Wells, South Australia
SchoolBurra Burra Public School, South Australia
AddressVictoria Street, Cottesloe Beach, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation42
Next of kinWife, Mrs Hannah Charlotte Press, Victoria Street, Cottesloe Beach, Western Australia
Enlistment date4 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 27 March 1918
Place of death or woundingHerbuterne, France
Age at death from cemetery records43
Place of burialEuston Road Cemetery (Plot V, Row N, Grave No. 3), Colincamps, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Stevens and Mary Elizabeth PRESS. Native of South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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