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Stanley Norman BEST

Regimental number549
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
OccupationSchool teacher
AddressNorthgate, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Best, Northgate, Queensland
Enlistment date18 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 3, Reinforcement 9
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/8/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 6 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 26 April 1918
Date of death26 April 1918
Place of burialMeteren Military Cemetery (Plot V, Row D, Grave No. 653), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas Henry and Martha BEST, Northgate, Brisbane, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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