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Stanley Lorance MOODY

Regimental number3665
Date of birth28 December 1896
Place of birthUpper South Avon, via Bellingen, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressBellingen, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Charles Bowden Moody, Bellingen, New South Wales
Enlistment date9 July 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name53rd Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/70/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 2 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll34th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 July 1919
Other details

War service: enlisted Bellingen, New South Wales, 9 July 1917; trained as a recruit, Sydney Show Ground Camp, 16-19 July; stationed in Recruit Depot, Liverpool, 19-25 July; E Company, Recruit Bn, 25 July-1 August.

Embarked from Sydney, 2 August 1917; disembarked Glasgow, Scotland, 2 October 1917. (En route admitted to hospital at sea with mumps, 11-28 September 1917.) Marched in to 14th Training Bn, Hurdcott, 3 October 1917. Proceeded to France via Southampton from Codford to reinforce 36th Bn, 18 February 1918. Taken on strength, 36th Bn, from 10th Reinforcements, 53rd Bn, 26 February 1918; allotted regimental number 3665A. Sick in hospital, 3 March-4 April 1918.

Transferred from 36th Bn to 9th Australian Light Trench Mortar Battery, 15 May 1918; to 34th Bn, 12 November 1918. On leave to the United Kingdom, 29 March-4 April 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death2 February 1974
Age at death78
Place of burialBellingen Cemetery, New South Wales

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