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Stanley Crawford GATES

Regimental number82
Place of birthLeigh Creek, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationAgent
Address33 Rodier Street, Ballarat East, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinGeorge Gates, 33 Rodier Street, Ballarat East, Victoria
Enlistment date21 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of cerebro spinal fever, Etaples, France
FateDied of disease 12 March 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death29
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetery (Plot XXII, Row A, Grave No. IA), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
53
Family/military connectionsCousin: Sgt W.H. Gates DCM.

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