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Stanley Richard WARRY

Place of birthMaryborough Queensland
ReligionBaptist
OccupationCommercial traveller
AddressMaryborough, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinFather, Richard Symes Warry, Maryborough, Queensland
Enlistment date14 September 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name42nd Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 1 April 1919
Medals

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. This officer led his companywith marked initiative in asuccessful attack, reaching his objective with very few casualties, although strongly opposed by the enemy, not by machine gun fire and artillery, but by bombing from aircraft. He kept battalion headquarters constantly informed of the situation, and contributed greatly to the success of the operations.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61
Date: 23 May 1919

Family/military connectionsBrother: Lt Victor Thomas WARRY, 25th Bn, killed in action, 29 July 1916
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Cross, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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