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Stanley Forsythe PRICE

Regimental number1985
Place of birthArmidale New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBlacksmith
Address58 Sixth Avenue, Maylands, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Robert Price, 58 Sixth Avenue, Maylands, Western Australia
Enlistment date24 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 2 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 28 February 1919
Medals

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. During an attack upon the enemy line he led the bombing squad with great dash, directing fire, and, at great risk, getting above the parapet for better observation. Though thrice wounded he remained on duty, and afforded a splendid example to his men.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 189
Date: 8 November 1917

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

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