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Robert Ernest STACEY

Regimental number961
Place of birthNubeena, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressNubeena, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5'5.75"
Weight131 lbs
Next of kinFather, R J Stacey, Nubeena, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date12 February 1915
Place of enlistmentClaremont, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 29 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 17 March 1919
Discharge date15 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 962 Pte John Davis STACEY, 26th Bn, died of disease, 28 April 1916.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Plassy', 14 March 1919; discharged (wounded), Hobart, 15 July 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death21 June 1926
Place of burialCornelian Bay Cemetery, Hobart, Tasmania
SourcesNAA: B2455, STACEY Robert Ernest

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