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Allan Stewart STEELE

Regimental number296
Place of birthMount Gambier, South Australia
OccupationPostal assistant
AddressBertha Street, Mount Gambier, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Weight142 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth B Steele, Bertha Street, Mount Gambier, South Australia
Previous military service4 Years Senr Cadets. Transfered to 22nd Light Hourse 4 months still serving
Enlistment date14 March 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 8, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/13/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Australian Wireless Signal Squadron
FateReturned to Australia 31 October 1917
Discharge date4 March 1918
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Berrima', 31 October 1917; disembarked Adelaide, 27 December 1917; discharged (medically unfit), Adelaide, 4 March 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death17 June 1926
Age at death28
Place of burialAIF Cemetery (Row 8 West, Grave 17), West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, STEELE Allan Stewart

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