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Stanley Lancelot MOSS

Regimental number2636C
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
SchoolSt Andrew's School, Walkerville, South Australia
Other trainingGardener
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressRiverton, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, William Henry Moss, Riverton, South Australia
Enlistment date3 April 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A61 Kanowna on 23 June 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2636B
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Recommendation date: 4 October 1917

Other details from Roll of Honour CircularServed on peninsula with 10th Battalion, transferred to 50th Battalion when 4th Division formed in Egypt and later to the 13th Machine Gun Company.
FateDied of wounds 26 September 1917
Place of death or woundingLyssenthock
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXIII, Row A, Grave No. 7), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
178
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Dorothea MOSS. Native of South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2638 Sapper Leonard William MOSS MM, 4th Divisional Signal Company, returned to Australia, 5 April 1919; Cousins: 5799 Pte Wilfred Joseph MOSS, 10th Bn, killed in action, 8 April 1917; Lt Alfred Hubert MOSS, 2nd Divisional Ammunition Column, drowned off SS 'Warilda' after 4 years active service, 3 August 1918.

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