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Francis Dyer STEPHENS

Regimental number732
Place of birthSt Arnaud Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBoot repairer
AddressIngleby, Simpson's Road, Eaglehawk, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinWife, Mrs A Stephens, Ingleby, Simpson's Road, Eaglehawk, Victoria
Enlistment date12 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 2, Reinforcement 13
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/7/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 21 June 1917
Regimental number from Nominal Roll732A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 14 April 1918
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialAval Wood Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row AA, Grave No. 15), Vieux-Berquin, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Anthony George and Mary Jane STEPHENS; husband of Alice Irene STEPHENS, Simpsons Road, Eaglehawk, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1273 Pte Alan STEPHENS, 14th Bn, killed in action, 25-30 April 1915.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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