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Walter Wright STANGER

Regimental number1178
Place of birthPelton Fell, County Durham, England
SchoolBurnmoor, County Durham, England
Age on arrival in Australia17
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, George Stanger, Chesterley Street, Durham, England
Previous military serviceServed one year with Northern Cylest Battalion, Headquarters at Hutton Terrace N/C England.
Enlistment date29 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 18 September 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death23.1
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialJeancourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VI, Row D, Grave No. I), Fra ce
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George kand Elizabeth STANGER, 9 Renwick Terrace, Gt. Lumley, Fence Houses, Co. Durham, England

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