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Stanley Frederick Charles THACKER

Regimental number2160
Place of birth'Bilpah Hills', Glenthompson, Victoria
School'Bilpah Hills' Private School, Glenthompson, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressBilpah Hills, Glenthompson, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25.6
Height5' 10.75"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinFather, Frederick Charles Thacker, Bilpah Hills, Glenthompson, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 April 1916
Place of enlistmentHamilton, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 4 May 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialChichester Cemetery (121. 51) Sussex
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
131
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Glenthompson Cemetery, Victoria. Parents: Frederick Charles (d. 2 October 1946, aged 85; bu. Glenthompson Cemetery) and Jane (d. 12 April 1948, aged 86; bu. Glenthompson Cemetery) THACKER, 'Bilpah Hills', Glenthompson, Victoria. Photo: Ian Marr
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, THACKER Stanley Frederick Charles

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