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Born in Daylesford, Stephen James Whitburn Williams was a single 25 year old labourer when he enlisted in Ballarat on the 7th of August 1915. His unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on the 23rd of November 1915.
On August 30th 1916 Stephen was wounded in action with a gunshot wound to his left hand. He returned to Australia on the 2nd of July 1917 and was discharged as medically unfit on the 27th of September 1917.
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