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Stanley Richard SYMONS

Regimental number4191
Date of birth26 February 1892
Place of birthLaura, South Australia
AddressLaura, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23.6
Height5' 6.25"
Weight133 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs M A Symons, Laura, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date20 August 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 11 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 1 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in South Australian Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date29 July 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'China', 1 May 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 29 July 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in World War II: Service No S72096.
Date of death31 October 1989
Age at death97
Place of burialCrystal Brook Cemetery, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, SYMONS Stanley Richard

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