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Stanley John MIDDLETON

Regimental number421
Place of birthGeelong, Victoria
SchoolCentral College, Geelong; Dookie Agricultural College, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressMinyip
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, W Middleton, Skene Street, Geelong, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date16 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, C Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A16 Star of Victoria on 25 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 30 June 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death22
Place of burialAri Burnu Cemetery (Row E, Grave No. 9), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
6
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Jane MIDDLETON, Upper Skene Street, Geelong, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 5709 Pte William Leslie MIDDLETON, 14th Bn, returned to Australia, 23 May 1917; 5064 Sergeant Arthur Stephen MIDDLETON, 20th Bn, returned to Australia, 15 February 1918; 3827 Sergeant Hubert Alan MIDDLETON, Army Pay Corps, returned to Australia, 4 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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