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William Russell STANLEY

Regimental number26
Place of birthEden Valley South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressGawler, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Evelyn Stanley, Gawler, South Australia
Enlistment date30 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 18 November 1915
The 32nd Bn (Headquarters, Signallers, A, B, C, and D Companies) embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on two ships, HMAT A2 'Geelong', on 18 November 1915, and HMAT A13 'Katuna', on 24 November 1915. The Embarkation Roll does not distinguish between these ships, and it is therefore not possible from the Embarkation Roll to ascertain on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from
The 32nd Bn (Headquarters, Signallers, A, B, C, and D Companies) embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on two ships, HMAT A2 'Geelong', on 18 November 1915, and HMAT A13 'Katuna', on 24 November 1915. The Embarkation Roll does not distinguish between these ships, and it is therefore not possible from the Embarkation Roll to ascertain on which ship an individual embarked.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 1 February 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2485 Pte Allan George STANLEY, 48th Bn, returned to Australia, 19 June 1919.
Date of death2 October 1972

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