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Stanley Francis WILLIS

Regimental number425
Place of birthNetherby Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressNetherby, via Nhill, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Johanna Willis, Netherby, via Nhill, Victoria
Enlistment date5 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 December 1916
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row B, Grave No. 42), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
130
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel and Johanna WILLIS
Family/military connectionsBrother: 426 Pte William Ernest WILLIS, 38th Bn, returned to Australia, 22 December 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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