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Alfons STEN

Regimental number1587
Place of birthSundwall, Sweden
ReligionLutheran
OccupationBoilermaker
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Height5' 6"
Weight135 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Sten, Sundwall, Sweden
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 May 1915
Place of enlistmentTownsville, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameNo 1 Australian General Hospital
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board A62 Wandilla on 25 June 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1578
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 5 November 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Brita Maria LERVIK (?)
Discharge date16 February 1918
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Thermistocles', 5 Novemebr 1917; disembarked Sydney, 3 January 1918, for onward travel to Brisbane; discharged (medically unfit), Brisbane, 16 February 1918.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death7 July 1923
Place of burialIpswich Cemetery, Queensland
SourcesNAA: B2455, STEN Alfons

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