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Stanley Richard DREW

Regimental number2153
Place of birthCoonamble New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressTaloon Street, Coonamble, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Agnes Drew, Taloon Street, Coonamble, New South Wales
Enlistment date6 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name54th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/71/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 19 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Recommendation date: 4 October 1917

FateDied of disease 9 November 1918
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialAbbeville Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot V, Row B, Grave No. 37), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
176
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Agnes Drew, Toolon Street, Coonamble, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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