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Arthur George STEPHENSON

Date of birth7 April 1890
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionCongregational
OccupationArchitect
Address21 Kooyongkoot Road, Glenferrie, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinWife, Mrs Evelyn May Stephenson, 21 Kooyongkoot Road, Glenferrie, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date1 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit name3rd Pioneer Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/15/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 6 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Pioneer Battalion
Promotions

Captain


Unit: 3rd Pioneer Battalion
Promotion date: 1 May 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Medals

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in controlling and maintaining artillery roads and tracks which required constant attention on account of the weather and damage by shell fire. He patrolled them during the whole period of counter attack and succeeded in keeping them open for traffic.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 150
Date: 24 September 1918

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Cross, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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