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William Edward STAINTON

Regimental number1629
Place of birthCalcutta, India
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30.6
Height5' 8"
Weight138 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Madeline Beatrice Alty, 2A Breck Road, Anfield, Liverpool, England
Previous military serviceServed in the Liverpool Scottish, British Army; time expired.
Enlistment date23 November 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 November 1914
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMATA49 Seang Choon on 11 February 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1455
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Discharge date11 November 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Suevic', 23 July 1919; disembarked, Melbourne, 10 September 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Brisbane, 11 November 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death19 June 1930
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, STAINTON William Edward

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