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William Stanley BONE

ReligionChurch of England
Address'Holmwood', Arabella Street, Longueville, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinWife, Mrs V M Bone, 'Holmwood', Arabella Street, Longueville, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date23 August 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name13th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 8 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross

Recommendation date: 10 February 1917


Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry in action. He led his company in the attack with great courage and initiative. Later he personally supervised the consolidation of the position, and was indefatigable in his efforts throughout.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 133
Date: 21 August 1917

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Cross, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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