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William STEVENS

Regimental number781
Place of birthSnake Valley, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationChauffeur
AddressSnake Valley, via Ballarat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, John Stevens, Snake Valley, via Ballarat, Victoria
Previous military service66th Infantry; Served in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date9 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D sailed on two ships, HMAT A62 Wandilla, 9th November 1915 from Melbourne, and HMAT A41 Bakara, 5 November 1915, from Melbourne. It is not possible to tell from the Embarkation Roll on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D sailed on two ships, HMAT A62 Wandilla, 9th November 1915 from Melbourne, and HMAT A41 Bakara, 5 November 1915, from Melbourne. It is not possible to tell from the Embarkation Roll on which ship an individual embarked.
Rank from Nominal RollLance Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 26 September 1917
Place of death or woundingPolygon Wood, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death24
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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