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Stephen Cussen FENNELL

Regimental number3237
Date of birth29 January 1899
Place of birthBrewarrina, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationStation hand
Address'Walkara', Brewarrina, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 5.75"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinFather, Stephen Joseph Fennell, 'Walkara', Brewarrina, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Senior Cadets, Area 41; resigned on leaving the district.
Enlistment date7 December 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, 26th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Morea on 17 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 13 March 1919
Discharge date24 May 1919
Other details

Embarked Sydney, 17 February 1917; transferred to HT 'Mashobra', Bombay, India, 18 March 1917; disembarked Suez, 4 April 1917, and joined 'A' Details, Moascar.

Transferred to 1st Light Horse Training Regiment, Moascar, 6 May 1917; to 1st Light Horse Regiment, 4 June 1917; taken on strength, in the field, 6 June 1917.

Appointed Lance Corporal, 1 January 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ulimaroa', 13 March 1919; arrived Melbourne, 19 April 1919, to disembark in Sydney; discharged, Sydney, 24 May 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSecond given name incorrectly recorded on Embarkation Roll as Cassen.
SourcesNAA: B2455, FENNELL Stephen Cussen

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