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Stanley AYRES

Regimental number3452
Place of birthYarra Glen, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressWest Drouin, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, R Ayres, West Drouin, Victoria
Enlistment date14 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 10 August 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death22
Place of burialVignacourt British Cemetery (Plot V, Row D, Grave 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
52
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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