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Stanley Milton SANDS

Regimental number7683
Place of birthMilton, New Zealand
OccupationShop assistant
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 7"
Weight126 lbs
Next of kinFather, Rev James Sands, Vulture Street, South Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceP.U.C. Cadets, Adelaide
Enlistment date19 August 1915
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameWireless Signal Troop Pack 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/32/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A12 Saldanha on 5 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCompany Sergeant Major
Unit from Nominal RollWireless Signal Troop
FateReturned to Australia 19 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Rev. James and Cecilia SANDS. Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance.
Other details

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death19 March 1937
Age at death45
Place of burialNorthern Suburbs Crematorium, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, SANDS Stanley Milton

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