Stephen James BARNWELL


BARNWELL, Stephen James

Service Number: 736
Enlisted: 26 August 1914, Enlisted at Lismore, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 9th Infantry Battalion
Born: London, England, 1893
Home Town: Lismore, Lismore Municipality, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Killed in action, Gaba Tepe, Gallipoli, 20 May 1915
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery
Plot 1, Row C, Grave 19 Chaplain R.H. Richards officiated Headstone inscription reads: Lord all pitying jesu blest, grant him thine eternal rest
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

26 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 736, 9th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Lismore, NSW
24 Sep 1914: Involvement Private, SN 736, 9th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
24 Sep 1914: Embarked Private, SN 736, 9th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Omrah, Brisbane

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Address at the time of enlistment was Lismore, NSW

Son of William Brandon Barnwell and  Olivia Sarh Barnwell of 11 Jessica Road, Wandsworth Common, London, England

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in the Boys Bridgade prior to it being disbanded

Prior to leaving for Australia he was studying to be a Solicitor