George (George Edwin) STEPHENS MM

STEPHENS, George (George Edwin)

Service Number: 2394
Enlisted: 12 July 1915, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 22nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Woolloomooloo, New South Wales, 1897
Home Town: Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
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World War 1 Service

12 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2394, Melbourne, Victoria
29 Sep 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2394, 22nd Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
29 Sep 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2394, 22nd Infantry Battalion, RMS Osterley, Melbourne
13 Nov 1916: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 2394, 22nd Infantry Battalion, Flers/Gueudecourt, GSW (buttock and left leg)
5 Mar 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 2394, 22nd Infantry Battalion, German Withdrawal to Hindenburg Line and Outpost Villages, 2nd occasion - GSW (left foot)
8 Apr 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 2394, 22nd Infantry Battalion, German Spring Offensive 1918, 3rd occasion - GSW (chest)
11 Jun 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 2394, 22nd Infantry Battalion, "Peaceful Penetration - Low-Cost, High-Gain Tactics on the Western Front", 4th occasion - Gas
4 Oct 1918: Honoured Military Medal, Breaching the Hindenburg Line - Cambrai / St Quentin Canal, for Conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty
9 Jan 1920: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 2394, 22nd Infantry Battalion

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