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Oliver Rupert Victor STANLEY

Regimental number2390
Place of birthBrisbane, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBread carter
AddressCemetery-road, Ipswich. Queensland.
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 10"
Weight180 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Ellen Stanley, Cemetery-road, Ipswich, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 October 1915
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Star Of Victoria on 31 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Oliver Rupert
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Ellen STANLEY
Discharge date4 September 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Napier', 12 May 1919; disembarked Sydney, 4 July 1919; discharged (termination of period), Brisbane, 4 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death20 March 1921
Age at death29
Place of burialIpswich Cemetery, Queensland
SourcesNAA: B2455, STANLEY Oliver Rupert Victor

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