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Town Hall, 333 Bay Street, Port Melbourne
Town Hall, 333 Bay Street, Port Melbourne

Stevens, William James (2228)

Place of Birth: Urana, NSW

Age: 33 years 4 months

Enlistment Details: Thursday, 22 April 1915 – Deniliquin, NSW

Service Number: 2228            view online service record

c/o Mrs Hine, 130 Bay Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Next of Kin:
James Stevens (father)
Beechworth, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Monday, 27 September 1915
Ship: HMAT Hororata A20
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 22nd Infantry Battalion – 4th Reinforcements

KIA: Saturday, 5 August 1916
Place: France

Private, 22 Infantry, killed in action 5 August, 1916, France, aged 34, commemorated Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, France.

Enlisted with his address as c/o Mrs Hine, 130 Bay Street, father at Jerilderie, NSW. Brothers: 6336 Pte Charles Henry STEVENS, (born Jerilderie, NSW, Oaklands, NSW), killed in action, 9 April 1917; 457 Augustus, 3239A, George, and 3132 Pte Sidney STEVENS returned to Australia, the latter three all from Jerilderie.

Additional research by Brian Membrey

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