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William Stanley CAULFIELD

Regimental number2359
Place of birthMentone, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressCheltenham, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, John Caulfield, Patty Street, Cheltenham, Victoria
Enlistment date14 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Persia on 10 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal

Recommendation date: 1 October 1917

FateReturned to Australia 13 March 1918
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialCheltenham Cemetery (Portion C of E, Plot 48, Grave No 24/25) Victoria
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Esther CAULFIELD, Mentone, Victoria

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 31
Date: 7 March 1918

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