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Lance Hayward STANTON-COOK

Date of birth28 August 1892
Place of birthNorth Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMedical practitioner
AddressTurramurra, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 6"
Weight119 lbs
Next of kinFather, A Stanton-Cook, 'Chasecote', Kuringai, Chase Avenue, Turramurra, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date11 September 1917
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit nameMedical Officers
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 31 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
FateDischarged in England 12 June 1920
Discharge date12 June 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Sydney, 31 October 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 26 December 1917; marched in to Australian Army Medical Corps Training Depot, Parkhouse, 27 December 1917.

Attached to Pioneer Training Bn for duty, 13 January 1918.

Proceeded overseas to France, 27 March 1918, and attached for duty to 2nd Australian General Hospital, Wimereux.

Detached for duty with 35th British Division, 7 April 1918, and posted to 106th Field Ambulance.

Attached for duty as Medical Officer to 15th Sherwood Foresters, 31 May 1918.

Rejoined 2nd Australian General Hospital, 5 October 1918.

Attached to 35th Division, 19 October 1918.

Attached to 15th Sherwood Foresters during September 1918.

Rejoined 2nd Australian General Hospital, 3 January 1919.

On leave to United Kingdom, 3 February 1919; rejoined unit from leave, 18 February 1919.

Detached to 3rd Veterinary Hospital for duty, 1 March 1919; rerjoined unit, 10 March 1919.

Marched in to 3rd Australian General Hospital, 30 April 1919.

On leave to Italy, 25 May 1919.

Disembarked England, 18 June 1919, to report to AIF Headquarters, London.

Granted leave with pay and subs, 21 June-21 September 1919 (Non-Military Employment: medical, Rotunda Hospital, Dublin).

Granted leave, 22 September-7 October 1919.

Granted leave, 7-21 November 1919.

Granted leave, 21-25 November 1919.

Granted leave without pay, 1 December 1919-30 June 1920 (reason: business, i.e. to continue studying towards admission to the Royal College of Surgeons: 'I desire also to state ... that I have no intention of being domiciled anywhere outside my native land').

Resigned appointment with the AIF, being demobilised with effect from 12 June 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death16 December 1972
SourcesNAA: B2455, STANTON-COOK Lance Hayward

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