Stanley John STEPHENS

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STEPHENS, Stanley John

Service Number: 1003
Enlisted: 15 September 1914, Enlisted at Melbourne
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 5th Infantry Battalion
Born: Richmond, Victoria, Australia, 1891
Home Town: Cheltenham, Bayside, Victoria
Schooling: Cheltenham State School, Victoria; Christian Brothers Catholic Orphanage, South Melbourne, Victorai
Occupation: Horse Driver
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 25 April 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
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Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

15 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1003, 5th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Melbourne
21 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, SN 1003, 5th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
21 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, SN 1003, 5th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Orvieto, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Sharyn Roberts

Son of John Stephens and Kate Alice Hughes (formerly Stephens) of 28 Cedar Street, Caulfield, Victoria. Previously lived in Argus Street, Cheltenham, Victoria.

Brother of Herbert James Stephens who was killed in action at Flers on 3 December 1916 while serving with the 14th Battalion

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

Biography contributed by Sharyn Roberts

Son of John Stephens and Kate Alice Hughes (formerly Stephens) of 28 Cedar Street, Caulfield, Victoria. Previously lived in Argus Street, Cheltenham, Victoria.

Brother of Herbert James Stephens who was killed in action at Flers on 3 December 1916 while serving with the 14th Battalion

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