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James STANTON

ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationClerk
AddressEast Caulfield, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Walter Stanton, McPherson Avenue, East Caulfield, Victoria
Enlistment date19 July 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name46th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/63/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll
Medals

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He rallied his men under very heavy fire and led them forward in the most gallant manner. He set a splendid example of courage and initiative.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169
Date: 4 October 1917

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Cross, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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