Private Leonard Aspinall Stephens

Service number 750
Birth Date 1899-10-29
Birth Place Australia: New South Wales, Sydney
Death Date 1916-07-20
Death Place France
Final Rank Private
Service Australian Imperial Force
Unit 30th Australian Infantry Battalion
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918

Private Leonard Aspinall Stephens (750, 30th Battalion) was born in Waverley, NSW, on 29 October 1899. He was working on a farm when he enlisted in July 1915. Leonard was killed in action on 20 July 1916 during the battle of Fromelles, and is commemorated on the VC Corner Australian Cemetery and Memorial, Fromelles, France. He was 16 years and 9 months of age.



Date of birth 29 October 1899
Date of enlistment 16 July 1915
Date of embarkation 09 November 1915
Date of death 20 July 1916
Date of fate 20 July 1916