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William Alfred STACEY

Regimental number7527
Date of birth16 March 1888
Place of birthNailsea, Somerset, England
SchoolDuke of York's Military School, London (4 March 1894 - 4 April 1903)
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
AddressClaremont, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinWife, Mrs M A Stacey, 1 Mathieson Terrace, Claremont, Western Australia
Enlistment date14 January 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 29 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 6 November 1918
Other details

Emigrated to Australia somewhere between 1910 and 1914 and worked on a farm in Victoria

Married Mabel Annie Lea on 10 March 1915 in Perth, Western Australia

War Service: France, Western Front (wounded in the knee and convalesced in the United Kingdom)

After his discharge trained as a teacher and taught at Hamel, Western Australia

Returned to England with his wife in the early 1930's and lived there until his death in 1965
Date of death1965 - Dover, England

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