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Stephen Veitch TELFER

Regimental number3329
Place of birthWishaw, Lanarkshire, Scotland
SchoolLeith Walk School, Edinburgh, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia22
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBranxton, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, W T Telfer, Pusfild Place Jock's Lodge, Edinburgh, Scotland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd
FateDied of wounds 28 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery (Plot A, Row 39, Grave No. 2), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Thomas and Joanna McFarlane TELFER, 1130-80 Josephine Street, Denver, Colorado, United States of America. Native of Wishaw, Scotland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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