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Stanislaus Francis MALYCHA

Regimental number3910
Place of birthPetersburg, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressGawler, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 9"
Weight151 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs R Malycha, Gawler Railway, Gawler, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Senior Cadets (80th Infantry) for 2 years; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date18 August 1917
Place of enlistmentGawler, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name48th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/65/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 22 March 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollHeadquarters, Australian Base Depot
FateReturned to Australia 22 July 1919
Discharge date24 September 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Sydney, 22 March 1918; admitted to ship's hospital, 18 May 1918; disembarked England, 24 May 1918, and admitted to Fort Pitt Military Hospital, Chatham (influenza). Discharged from hospital on furlough, 30 May 1918, to report to No 1 Command Depot, Sutton Veny, 31 May 1918.

Marched out to 3rd Training Brigade, Codford, 4 June 1918. Admitted to Brigade Clearing Hospital, 28 July 1918 (influenza); marched in to 12th Training Bn from hospital, 7 August 1918.

Proceeded overseas to France, 15 August 1918; taken on strength, 48th Bn, 20 August 1918.

Attached to Headquarters, Australian General Base Depot, from 48th Bn, 5 March 1919.

Marched out to England for return to Australia, 10 June 1919; marched in to No 2 Group, Sutton Veny, 11 June 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ulysses', 22 July 1919; disembarked, Adelaide, 30 August 1919; discharged, Adelaide, 24 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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