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Stanley BESSELL

Regimental number2131
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Edward Bessell, 23 Crossly Street, London, England
Enlistment date16 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name59th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 1 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 July 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death11 April 1964

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