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Gilbert STEPHENSON

Regimental number14925
Place of birthNewcastle Upon Tyne, England
ReligionBaptist
OccupationTelegraph operator
AddressSydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Height5' 10"
Weight164 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Lucy Stephenson, Heaton, Strachan Street, Kensington, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military service5th Engineers 3 yrs 2 months, own request. First N.M.I.E.T. to New Guinea 7 months.
Enlistment date27 June 1916
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/17/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Malwa on 22 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Signal Squadron
FateReturned to Australia 1 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date8 August 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Kildonian Castle', 1 April 1919; disembarked Sydney, 7 May 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 8 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death9 April 1928
Age at death38
Place of burialWoronora Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, STEPHENSON Gilbert

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