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Edward Albert Leslie STANBOROUGH

Regimental number973
Place of birthSouth Australia
Place of birthGawler, South Australia
SchoolNorth Broken Hill Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
AddressWolfram Street, North Broken Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Height5' 7"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Stanborough, Wolfram Street, North Broken Hill, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date19 July 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 9 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll30th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 July 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Edward Albert
Place of death or woundingFleurbaix, France (Battle of Fromelles)
Age at death34
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialRue-Petillon Military Cemtery (Plot I, Row K, Grave No. 48), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
117
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mr. E.J. and Mary STANBOROUGH, 579 Wolfram Street, North Broken Hill, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Embarked Sydney, 9 November 1915; disembarked Suez, 11 December 1915.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 16 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 June 1916.

Killed in action, 20 July 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, STANBOROUGH Edward Albert Leslie

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