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James Bennett STEPHENS

Regimental number4890
Place of birthLang Lang Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressSwansea Road, Chelsea, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinSister, Mrs E Lawrence, Swansea Road, Chelsea, Victoria
Enlistment date26 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 17 March 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death21 October 1937
Age at death54
Place of burialBallarat New Cemetery, Victoria

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