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Stanley HILYARD

Regimental number1663
Place of birthCobar New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressHermidale, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, William Frederick Hilyard, Hermidale, Cobar Line, New South Wales
Previous military service44th Infantry
Enlistment date13 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name54th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/71/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Croix de Guerre (Belgium)


Recommendation date: 21 December 1917

FateReturned to Australia 9 July 1919

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