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Stanley Arthur SMITH

Regimental number561
Place of birthJunee New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressYarrandale, Marsden Road, Wyalong, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Edward Ernest Smith, Yarrandale, Marsden Road, Wyalong, New South Wales
Enlistment date7 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name36th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/53/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 13 May 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in skilfully outflanking an enemy strong point which was holding up his platoon, capturing it, and cutting off the retreat of the whole of the garrison. His capable handling of the situation had an important bearing on the success of the whole operation.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 94
Date: 6289289

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