William Alfred Stevens

First Name: 
William
Middle Name: 
Alfred
Last Name: 
Stevens
Date of Birth: 
Monday, September 25, 1899
Mother's Name: 
Sarah Elizabeth Stevens nee Goold
Father's Name: 
Louis Stevens
Date Enlisted: 
Thursday, August 22, 1918
Rank at Enlistment: 
Private
Rank at Discharge: 
Private
Unit: 
2nd Battalion
Company: 
34th Infantry
Service: 
Infantry
Awards: 
British War Medal
Date of Death: 
Wednesday, December 14, 1921
Place of Death: 
Sydney
Details: 

William Stevens (Service No 67701) was born in Dapto, N.S.W.

At enlistment William was single, 19 years old and worked as a motor mechanic.  He embarked from Sydney on board HMAT A 7 Medic with NSW General Reinforcement 26 on 2nd November 1918.  While on route, the war ended and the ship was turned back to Australia where he was discharged on 23rd December 1918.

William died in Braeside Private Hospital at Stanmore, Sydney in 1921, aged 22 years.

William's brother James Robert Stevens (Service no 3302) died from illness in England on 18th March 1919.

Williams service is commomorated on the Unanderra Public School Honour Roll.

Sources: 
NAA: B2455, STEVENS W A

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