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Stephen Alfred BOSWELL

Regimental number1141
Place of birthFinsbury, London, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway employee
AddressBenowra, Stanley Street, Burwood, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinSister, Mrs B Tizzard, Kilgarvie, New Canterbury Road, Huriestone Park, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date25 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 25 February 1915. Taken on strength, 17th Bn, 12 April 1915. Appointed Lance Corporal, 24 October 1915. Mortally wounded, 12 December 1915.
FateDied of wounds 15 December 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death15 December 1915
Age at death24
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 96), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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