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Regimental number793
Place of birthToowoomba, Queensland
AddressCamberwell, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 7.5"
Next of kinCousin, John Ariell, Camberwell, Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date15 December 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 December 1914
Place of enlistmentMount Morgan, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A53 Itria on 9 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Australian Dermatological Hospital
FateDischarged in London 27 June 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Fate incorrectly entered on Nominal Roll as 'Died, 28 July 1917'.
Discharge date27 June 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, England

Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 9 July 1915.

Wounded in action, 7 August 1915 (shock - high explosive shell); transferred to England, 10 September 1915; admitted to County of London War Hospital, Epsom, 18 September 1915.

Returned to Egypt (date not recorded).

Admitted to 3rd Australian General Hospital, Cairo, 19 April 1916 (conjunctivitis); discharged to Details, 5 May 1916.

Attached to Artillery Details, Tel el Kebir, 15 May 1916.

Embarked Alexandria; disembarked Plymouth, England (dates not recorded).

Attached for temporary duty with 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital, Bulford, 19 April 1917.

Discharged in London, 27 June 1917, in consequence of taking up employment under the Trade Timber Department, being permanently unfit for General Service (neurasthenia).

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, STANLEY Charles

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