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Stanley Stewart WOODS

Regimental number968
Date of birth11 April 1894
Place of birthGawler, South Australia
ReligionProtestant
OccupationClerk
AddressHamley Bridge, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Charles Edgar Woods, Hamley Bridge, South Australia
Enlistment date19 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name27th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: 27th Battalion
Promotion date: 7 April 1917

Lieutenant


Unit: 27th Battalion
Promotion date: 14 October 1917

FateReturned to Australia 16 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in South Australian Garden of Remembrance
Medals

Military Cross


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57
Date: 18 April 1918

Discharge date23 April 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Returned to Australia, 21 January 1916; re-embarked, Adelaide, 11 April 1916, on board HMAT A60 'Aeneas', as R968, Corporal, 27th Bn, 12th Reinforcement.

Medals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death9 February 1982

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