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Date of birth5 November 1877
Place of birthNorth Adelaide, South Australia
AddressDingable Dinga, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation38.4
Height5' 3"
Next of kinSister, Mrs P DeCaux, Dingable Dinga via Willunga, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date12 June 1915
Place of enlistmentHeliopolis, Egypt
Rank on enlistmentStaff Nurse
Unit nameNo 1 Australian General Hospital
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board A62 Wandilla on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollStaff Nurse
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Nursing Service
FateReturned to Australia 1 January 1919
Discharge date14 April 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Berrima', 1 January 1919; discharged (own request), Adelaide, 14 April 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death7 August 1969
Age at death91
Place of burialCremated: ashes interred Centennial Park, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, STEPHENSON Nellie

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