Edwin Selby Stephenson

First Name: 
Edwin
Middle Name: 
Selby
Last Name: 
Stephenson
Mother's Name: 
Annie Stephenson nee Carpenter
Father's Name: 
Phillip Stephenson
Date Enlisted: 
Friday, September 24, 1915
Rank at Enlistment: 
Trooper
Rank at Discharge: 
Trooper
Unit: 
Remount Unit 2
Company: 
5th Squadron
Awards: 
1914/1915 Star
British War Medal
Victory Medal
Date of Death: 
Monday, May 20, 1929
Place of Death: 
Lewisham, N.S.W.
Cause of Death: 
Accident
Details: 

Edwin Selby Stephenson (Service No 1392) was born in Goulburn, N.S.W., around 1889.

At enlistment he was 26 years old, married, worked as a carter and lived in Sydney, N.S.W. Edwin embarked on HMAT A67 Orsova, with the Remount Section, 25th Squadron, on 10th November 1915. He saw service in Egypt and returned to Australia in May 1916. Edwin was discharged on 17th June 1916 due to the unit being disbanded.

In 1913, he had married Eileen Parker, and they had 2 children.

Edwin's death notice states he died from an accident but no detail is available.

He is commemorated for his service on the Wesley Mission Roll of Honour, Wollongong, along with his brothers, Roy Stephenson (Service No 3119) and Frederick Stephenson (Service No 3118).

Sources: 
NAA: B2455, STEPHENSON EDWIN SELBY

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