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Stanley Howard MAYFIELD

Regimental number179
Place of birthBowden, South Australia
Place of birthHindmarsh, South Australia
SchoolHindmarsh Public School Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation overseer
AddressMaryvale Station, Streaky Bay, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinWife, Mrs Georgina Mayfield, Amherst Avenue, North Norwood, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the 4th TBC from 1900-1902. Served in the Permanent Military Forces 1902-1903. Served in the Commonwealth Citizens Force 1903-1914.
Enlistment date26 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, Naval and Military Forces - Special Tropical Corps (Nov 1914)
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/112/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Eastern on 28 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal RollAN&MEF
FateReturned to Australia
Place of death or wounding Auxiliary Hospital North Adelaide.
Date of death16 June 1916
Age at death39
Age at death from cemetery records39
Place of burialWest Terrace Cemetery Adelaide
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
187
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas Ward and Elizabeth Ann MAYFIELD; husband of Georgina MAYFIELD, Dryden Road, Black Forest, South Australia. Photo: Peter Dennis
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2000 PTE Alfred Irvine MAYFIELD, 10th Bn, killed in action, 23 July 1916.
Other details

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

Date of death16 June 1916
Place of burialWest Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia

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