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James Houston STANGER

Regimental number1871
Date of birth1895
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
AddressDudley, Fletcher Street, Bondi, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 7.5"
Weight147 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Maud Delia Stanger, Dudley , Fletcher Street, Bondi, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in 21st Infantry, Citizen Military Forces
Enlistment date30 January 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 17 March 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 January 1920
Discharge date30 May 1920
Family/military connectionsBrother: 14269 Pte Ritchie Isbister STANGER, Wireless Section, returned to Australia, 23 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Wounded in action, Lone Pine, Gallipoli, and Pozieres, France.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Megantic', 9 January 1920; appointment terminated (discharged), 30 May 1920.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death30 May 1979
Place of burialNorthern Suburbs Crematorium
SourcesNAA: B2455, STANGER James Houston

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