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Steeth-A-G-Pte-5906

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Volunteers of Essendon and Flemington, 1914-1918

 

Steeth A G         Pte    5906    Arthur George               21 Inf Bn    27    Butcher    Married    R C       

Address:    Ascot Vale, Mt Alexander Rd, 255   

Next of Kin:    Steeth, Veronica, Mrs, wife, 255 Mt Alexander Rd, Ascot Vale   

Enlisted:    20 May 1916       

Embarked:     A71 Nestor 2 Oct 1916   

 

Red Cross Missing and Wounded Enquiries Bureau Correspondence.

 

Reply to an enquiry about the death of 4412 J W Elliott of 21 Inf Bn.   KIA 30.3.17

 

Re 4412 J W Elliott 21st Battn AIF.  I beg to inform you that I was personally acquainted with him for many years previous to the outbreak of War.  I was alongside of him when he was killed at Longatte on the 20.3.17.  He was given a soldier's burial in a place 200 yards west of the German Cemeteries.  I saw the grave on a later occasion when passing, and his rifle with his name thereon was marking the grave.

Owing to a previous agreement between us I forwarded his pocket book with all private papers and photos of himself and sisters to his people, residing at 75 Railway Place, Ascot Vale, Victoria, which I hope arrived safely.

Letter from H G Steeth, (sic)
France 10.9.17

 

Private Steeth also provided a statement to the Australian Red Cross about the death of Jennings J E 2nd Lt, 21 Battalion, 3.5.1917

 

Essendon Gazette, April 1919.

 

War Service Commemorated

Essendon Town Hall R-Y

Ascot Vale State School

Essendon State School

Essendon Gazette Roll of Honour With the Colours 

Welcome Home 7 Nov 1918

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