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Stanley Chloride SHORT

Regimental number3962
Place of birthBroken Hill, New South Wales
Place of birthProspect, South Australia
SchoolSturt Street, Adelaide and Nailsworth Public Schools, South Australia
OccupationRailway porter
AddressRailway Terrace, West Guildford, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWife, Mrs Kathleen Short, Scott Street, East Guildford, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil.
Enlistment date8 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 12 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 September 1916
Age at death26
Place of burialBouzincourt Ridge Cemetery (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 12), Albert, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Eva SHORT
Family/military connectionsCousin: Brigadeir-General R.L. Leaue. Unspecified number of brothers.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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