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William STEVENS

Regimental number114
Place of birthOrange New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressForest Reefs, via Millthorpe, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, W. Stevens, Millthorpe, New South Wales
Enlistment date13 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, Machine Gun Section
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
The Machine Gun Section of 31st Bn left from Melbourne on two ships, HMAT A62 'Wandilla', embarking on 9 November 1915, and HMAT A41 'Bakara', embarking on 5 November 1915. From the Embarkation Rolls it is not possible to distinguish on which ship an individual sailed.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A61 Bakara on 5 November 1915
The Machine Gun Section of 31st Bn left from Melbourne on two ships, HMAT A62 'Wandilla', embarking on 9 November 1915, and HMAT A41 'Bakara', embarking on 5 November 1915. From the Embarkation Rolls it is not possible to distinguish on which ship an individual sailed.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Machine Gun Section
FateKilled in Action 16 September 1916
Place of burialRue-Petillon Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row M, Grave No. 6), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
179
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
SERVED AS STEVENS, W
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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