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Stanley Price WEIR

Date of birth23 April 1866
Place of birthNorwood, South Australia
OccupationCivil servant
Address64 Second Avenue, St. Peters, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation48
Next of kinWife, Mrs Rosa Weir, Second Avenue, St Peters, South Australia
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant-Colonel
Unit name10th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board Transport A11 Ascanius on 20 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollNIG
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant-Colonel
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29890 (2 January 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103 (29 June 1917).

FateReturned to Australia 23 September 1916

Distinguished Service Order

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103
Date: 29 June 1917

Order of St Anne - 2nd Class (with swords) (Russia)

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 116
Date: 25 July 1917

Other detailsCommanded 10th Bn, 1914-16. Public Service Commissioner, South Australia, 1917-30.

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