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Stuart Waldemar Loader ROUTLEY

Regimental number3918
Place of birthHorsham Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressRobert Stanesby, Mannerim, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Agnes McDonald, 97 Ponsonby Road, Auckland, New Zealand
Enlistment date28 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 8 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 January 1919

Military Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry as runners during the attack on the Hindenburg Line on 3rd May 1917 in repeatedly crossing heavy enemy barrages with messages and orders with remarkable regularity and speed.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 189
Date: 8 November 1917

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death3 September 1994
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery

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