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Benjamin STANLEY

Regimental number4308
Place of birthHyde Park, Rookwood, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCoal miner
AddressVerra Street, Helensburgh, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, T Stanley, Helensburgh, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed with Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date17 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 10 April 1918
Place of death or woundingDernancourt, Somme Sector - France
Age at death22.10
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialAbbeville Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row F, Grave No. 28), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
140
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Harriett STANLEY, North Helensburgh, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsCorporal James Stanley.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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