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James Stanley Varley STARK

Regimental number2008
Place of birthBurwood, Sydney New South Wales
SchoolPetersham Public School, Sydney New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationClerk
AddressPark Side Fitzroy Street, Burwood, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, W R Stark, Park Side Fitzroy Street, Burwood, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in School Cadets, Senior Cadets and State Militia.
Enlistment date6 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 9 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 August 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name James Stanley
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row M, Grave No. 2), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
87
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Roxburgh and Sarah Jane STARK, "Parkside", Fitzroy Street, Burwood, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsCousin: Captain W. Varley, M.C.

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