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George Edwards STEPHENS

Regimental number6600
Place of birthGordon, Victoria
SchoolUrquhart St State School, Ballarat, Victoria
Other trainingTechnical School, Ballarat, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationCommercial artist
Address301 Drummond Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinMother, Mrs G Stephens, 301 Drummond Street, South Ballarat, Victoria
Enlistment date6 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 23 April 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Edwards spelt Edward
Place of death or woundingNoreuil, France
Age at death34
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialGrevillers British Cemetery (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
54
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Georgiana M. STEPHENS, 83 Malvern Road, Malvern, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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