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Stanley Llewellyn PERRY

Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionBaptist
OccupationSoldier
AddressWartbrook Road, Auburn, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Wartbrook Road, Auburn, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 November 1914
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name13th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollColonel
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 23 April 1919
Medals

Distinguished Service Order

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty during an advance. Though early wounded, he refused to leave, and successfully commanded and controlled the capture of the final objective, afterwards directing consolidation and placing the line in a defensive condition. His callant conduct inspired all ranks.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 31
Date: 4 March 1919

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry. When the trenches occupied by his company were subjected to very heavy shell fire, he moved up into the front line and remained there encouraging his men until severely wounded.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

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

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