Lemuel Mervyn STEVENSON

STEVENSON, Lemuel Mervyn

Service Number: 3126
Enlisted: 17 May 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 11th Machine Gun Company
Born: Latrobe, Tasmania, Australia , 11 April 1894
Home Town: Devonport, Devonport, Tasmania
Schooling: Wesley Vale State School, Tasmania, Australia
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in Action, Belgium, 28 January 1918, aged 23 years
Cemetery: London Rifle Brigade Cemetery
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Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Devonport Cenotaph, East Devonport St Paul's Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

17 May 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 40th Infantry Battalion
10 Feb 1917: Involvement Private, 3126, 40th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '18' embarkation_place: Adelaide embarkation_ship: HMAT Seang Bee embarkation_ship_number: A48 public_note: ''
10 Feb 1917: Embarked Private, 3126, 40th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Seang Bee, Adelaide
28 Jan 1918: Involvement Private, 3126, 11th Machine Gun Company, --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 3126 awm_unit: 11th Australian Machine Gun Company awm_rank: Private awm_died_date: 1918-01-28

Remembering Lem..

Private Lemuel Mervyn Stevenson (S/N 3126) was born in Mersey Tasmania is 1894 the son of John Mawer Stevenson and Eliza Stevenson nee McGinty. He embarked in Adelaide 10th February 1917 on board " HMAT Seang Bee" with the 40th Battallion 7th Reinforcement.

He was serving with the 11th Australian Machine Gun Corps when he was killed in action on January 28th 1917 in Belgium and is commemorated in the London Rifle Brigade Cemetery Comines- Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium. He was just 23 years old.

His brother Lloyd Douglas Stevenson (No7800) was killed in action 23rd April 1918 and is commemorated in the Metern Military Cememtery, Meteren, Nord, France.

Lemuel had died prior to Lloyd's Embarkment to France.

Lemuel is also on the cenotaph WW1 memorial in Devonport, Tasmania. Lloyd is not?

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Lemuel Mervyn STEVENSON was born at Latrobe, Tasmania on 11th April, 1894

His parents were John Mawer STEVENSON & Eliza McGINTY