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Page history last edited by Lenore Frost 5 years, 3 months ago

Volunteers of Essendon and Flemington, 1914-1918


Stephens R C    Bombadier    1005    Reginald Clarence        2 FAB    22    Clerk    Single    Prot        

Address:    Ascot Vale, Ormond Rd, 22    

Next of Kin:    Stephens, J H, father, 22 Ormond Rd, Ascot Vale    

Enlisted:    24 Aug 1914        

Embarked:     A9 Shropshire 20 Oct 1914  


Date of Death: 15/11/1916  Sergeant

CWGC: "Son of Mr. J. H. and Mrs. L. D. Stephens, of 22, Ormond Rd., Ascot Vale, Victoria, Australia".



Gunner Frederick Sydney Loch also embarked on the Shropshire with the 2nd Field Artillery Battalion, and wrote an account of it published as Straits Impregnable by Sydney de Lough during the war, though initially disguising it as a novel.  An annotated version of Loch's book has been published by Susanna de Vries, and now called  To Hell and Back.


War Service Commemorated

“Send off to the Essendon Boys”

Essendon Town Hall R-Y

Ascot Vale School Honour Roll

Flemington Methodist Church*

Patriotic Concert 1914

Anzac Honoured Dead 15 Oct 1916

Essendon Gazette Roll of Honour killed

Regimental Register


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