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Stanley Nettleton MASON

Regimental number5632
Place of birthBeaufort, Victoria
AddressArdlethan, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 9 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 28 August 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Australian Capital Territory Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date25 December 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Total war service: 1408 days (of which 1140 days were abroad)

Enlisted Ardlethan, New South Wales.

Embarked from Sydney, 9 September 1916; disembarked Plymouth, 26 October 1916.

Proceeded overseas to France, 13 December 1916.

Admitted to 2nd Canadian Stationary Hospital, Outreaux, 22 February 1917 (pneumonia); invalided to England, 28 February 1917, and admitted to No. 3 Australian General Hospital, Brighton, 28 February 1917; transferred to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 12 April 1917; discharged, 16 April 1917, and granted furlough to report to Training Depot, Perham Downs, 2 May 1917.

Proceeded overseas to France, 12 July 1917; rejoined 18th Bn, 3 November 1917.

Admitted to Australian Infantry Base Depot for Medical Board, 4 July 1918. Transferred to England as Class B2, 17 July 1918 (defective vision).

Proceeded overseas to France, 21 October 1918; rejoined unit, 30 November 1918.

Admitted to 83rd General Hospital, 15 March 1919 (influenza: dangerously ill); transferred to England, 23 March 1919, and admitted to St Andrew's Military Hospital; discharged, 8 May 1919, and granted furlough, to report to AIF Headquarters, 22 May 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on board 'Kanowna', 28 August 1919; disembarked Sydney, 26 October 1919; discharged, 25 December 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death1 November 1955

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