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Stanley PINION

Regimental number7843
Place of birthMachester, England
SchoolLongsight Wesleyan School, Manchester, England
Age on arrival in Australia16.6
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
AddressToowoomba, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 8"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinMother, M Pinion, 301 Plymouth Grove, Longsight, Manchester, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date20 September 1917
Place of enlistmentToowoomba, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 26th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 31 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 July 1918
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialCrucifix Corner Cemetery (Plot X, Row C, Grave No. 14), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Mary PINION, 301 Plymouth Grove, Longsight, Manchester, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Sydney, 31 October 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 26 December 1917, and marched in to 12th Training Bn, Codford.

Found guilty, 12 February 1918, of being absent without leave from midnight, 8 February, till seen by Military Police at Bristol, 6 am, 9 February: awarded forfeiture of 3 days' pay' total forfeiture: 4 days' pay.

Proceeded overseas to France, 1 April 1918; taken on strength, 15th Bn, in the field, 17 April 1918.

Kille in action, 4 July 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, PINION Stanley

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