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Stanley EVANS

Regimental number1018
Place of birthLondon England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBarman
AddressNewmarket Hotel, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, C Evans, Newmarket Hotel, Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date17 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, H Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board Transport A7 Medic on 2 November 1914
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Machine Gun Company
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Recommendation date: 4 October 1917

FateReturned to Australia 24 September 1918
Medals

Military Medal

'On 25th September, 1917, YPRES MENIN Road was blocked to limbers by shell fire and this driver volunteered and put his loads onto pack horses and guided them through heavy artillery barrage. He has at all times displayed the greatest coolness and resource under shell fire.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 31
Date: 7 March 1918

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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