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Stanley Russell HALES

Regimental number2666
Place of birthBridgewater, South Australia
SchoolPublic School
ReligionMethodist
OccupationGardener
AddressSummerton, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ellen Hales, Summerton, South Australia
Enlistment date9 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularLeft Australiawith boat Binalla on 27th October, 1915. Served Egypt, France.
FateDied of wounds 25 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death27.7
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialPuchevillers British Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 52), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
59
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Ellen HALES, Summertown, South Australia

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