The Australian Boer War Memorial
Anzac Parade Canberra

Private Arthur Stephens

Ancestor Details

Name of Ancestor: Arthur Stephens

Ancestor's date of birth: Detail not provided

Ancestor's date of death: 1969

Cause of Death: Leukemia

Service Number: 279

Colony or State of enlistment: NSW, Place of Enlistment: Detail not provided

Unit: New South Wales Imperial Bushmen

Rank attained in Boer War: PTE, Date Effective: On enlistment

Highest Rank attained (if served after war): No evidence of post Boer War service.

Murray Page: 100

Contingent: Fourth New South Wales

Ship: Armenian, Date of Sailing: 23/04/1900

Memorial details: Detail not provided

Decorations: Queen's South Africa Medal with clasps.

Personal Characteristics: Detail not provided

Reasons to go and fight: Detail not provided

Details of service in war: May 1900 - May 1901 in Rhodesia and west Transvaal including capture of de la Rey's convoy and guns at Wildfontein (24 March 1901).

Service and life after the Boer War: Returned to Australia: 17 July 1901. No further details provided.

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: Lovise Richardson, WYOMING NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Grand Daughter

Name of Descendant: Learne Dooley, Narrabeen NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: great grand daughter


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