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Thomas John STEPHENS

Regimental number1758
Place of birthInglewood, Victoria
SchoolWillow Grove State School, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressInglewood, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, Aarom C Stephens, 33 Latrobe Street, Brunswick, Victoria
Enlistment date9 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name58th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/75/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 7 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialRue-Du-Bois Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row G, Grave No. 4), Fleurbaix, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
164
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mr. A.C. and Annie STEPHENS, 33 Latrobe Street, Brunswick, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 3951 Pte George STEPHENS, 5th Bn, killed in action, 20 August 1916; 970 Sergeant William STEPHENS, 12th Bn, returned to Australia, 13 February 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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