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Stanley Walter NEALE

Regimental number549
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressSackville Street, East Kew, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, W L Neale, Sackville Street, E Kew, Victoria
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross

Recommendation date: 30 September 1917

FateDied of wounds 29 September 1918
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialTempleux-le-Guarard British Cemetery (Plot II, Row F, Grave no. 43), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William L. and Charlotte Emma NEALE, 16 Myrtle Road, Canterbury, Victoria

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He worked unceasingly, regardless of danger consolidating his line under heavy fire, and set a fine example of courage to his men, which had a very steadying effect at a critical time.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 120
Date: 7 August 1918

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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