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Corporal Stephen Hevey

Ancestor Details

CPL HeveyName of Ancestor: Stephen Allerwashus Hevey

Ancestor's date of birth: 08/09/1881

Ancestor's date of death: Not known

Cause of Death: Not known

Service and Life Before the Boer War: Born in Launceston Tasmania. Served in the Royal Australian Artillery (1 years), stationed at Queenscliff Victoria.

Service Number: 419

Colony or State of enlistment: VIC, Place of Enlistment: Melbourne

Unit: 4 Tp, D Sqn, 6 Bn Australian Commonwealth Horse

Rank attained in Boer War: CPL, Date Effective: 21/02/1902

Highest Rank attained (if served after war): No traceable post Boer War Service.

Murray Page: 335

Contingent: Third Australian

Ship: Manchester Merchant, Date of Sailing: 19/05/1902

Memorial details: Detail not available

Awards/Decorations/Commendations: NIL

Personal Characteristics: 180 cm tall, of dark complexion with dark hair and grey eyes.

Reasons to go and fight: Serving soldier in the Permanent Artillery

Details of service in war: Unit arrived after peace was concluded.

  
  

Service and life after the Boer War: Returned to Australia 7 August 1902 on the Britannic. No further information available.

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: Dinah Jopson, Ettalong Beach NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Granddaughter

 


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