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Frederick STEPHENSON

Regimental number3203
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTelegraph linesman
AddressSheffield, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, F T Stephenson, Sheffield, Tasmania
Enlistment date7 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 16 October 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 December 1918
Medals

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He led his platoon with great ability in an attack, and it was due to his example and leadership that the enemy opposition on his front was quickly beaten down, with slight casualties. He was severely wounded.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 23
Date: 12 February 1919

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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