Henry Joseph STEVENS

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STEVENS, Henry Joseph

Service Number: 912
Enlisted: 22 February 1915, Ballarat, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 23rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Nerrina, Victoria, September 1987
Home Town: Nerrina, Ballarat North, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Bootmaker
Died: Died of Illness (Diphtheria), At sea (aboard H.S. Simla), Greece, 10 September 1915
Cemetery: East Mudros Military Cemetery
Plot 2, Row N, Grave No. 242, East Mudros Military Cemetery, Mudros, Lemnos, Aegean Islands, Greece
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

22 Feb 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 912, 23rd Infantry Battalion, Ballarat, Victoria
10 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 912, 23rd Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
10 May 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 912, 23rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Euripides, Melbourne
30 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 23rd Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
10 Sep 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 912, 23rd Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography

"Information has been received of the death, on 10th September, of Pte. H. J. Stevens, third son of Mrs. and late Mr. H. Stevens, of Nerrina, in Egypt, from diphtheria. He enlisted in Ballarat in February last, and was 18 years of age. Prior to joining the A.I.F. he was employed by Mr. A. Hall, bootmaker, of Sturt street." - from the Ballarat COurier 09 Oct 1915 (nla.gov.au)

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