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Stephen LADE

Date of birth22 December 1882
Place of birthBroadford, Victoria
SchoolGlenburnie State School, via Broadford, Victoria
AddressBroadford, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinFather, H V Lade, Broadford, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed as a Lieutenant in the 15th Light Horse, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date16 July 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name13th Light Horse Regiment, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/18/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 27 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of wounds 25 September 1917
Place of death or woundingBelgium
Age at death35
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXIII, Row A, Grave No 1), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry Vincent and Mary Ann Lade, Broadford, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Taken on strength, 13th Light Horse Regiment, Tel el Kebir, 5 February 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 17 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 24 March 1916.

Taken on strength, 1st Anzac Army Corps Light Horse Regiment, 7 July 1916.

Promoted Lieutenant, 23 July 1916.

Name brought to the attention of Corps Commander during recent operations, who wished to express his appreciation of his gallant conduct, 8 May 1917: promulgated in Military Order No 353, 18 August 1917.

Wounded in action (gun shot wound, left leg and tight arm amputated); admitted to 3rd Casualty Clearing Station, 25 September 1917.

Died of wounds, 25 September 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, LADE Stephen

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