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William John STEPHENS

Regimental number57459
Place of birthDrouin, Victoria
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressDrouin, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18 years 6 months
Height5' 6"
Weight133 lbs
Next of kinFather, Mr Frederick Stephens, Drouin, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in 13th Light Horse Citizen Forces
Enlistment date23 April 1918
Place of enlistmentDandenong, Victoria
Unit name4th General Service Reinforcements (Egypt) (Victoria)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 17 August 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Machine Gun Squadron
FateReturned to Australia 28 June 1919
Discharge date15 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Madras', 29 June 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 31 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 15 August 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, STEPHENS William John

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