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Stanley DARE

Regimental number97
Date of birth12 July 1883
Place of birthThomas Plains, Tasmania
True NameDARE, Stanley Hayercroft
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPitman
AddressCosterfield, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Height5' 7"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs S.H. Dare, Costerfield PO, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 6 months in the 6th Commonwealth Light Horse, South Africa (Boer War).
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Place of enlistmentBroadmeadows, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A18 Wiltshire on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 29 July 1915
Discharge date10 December 1915
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 15 May 1915.

Wounded in action, 10 June 1915 (gun shot wound, hand: severe); admitted to No 1 General Hospital, Heliopolis, 10 June 1915.

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Hororata', 29 July 1915; disembarked Melbourne, 25 August 1915; discharged (Wounded: lacerated right hand), Melbourne, 10 December 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Re-enlisted for Home Service, April 1918.
Date of death21 November 1966
Place of burialWilliamstown Cemetery
SourcesNAA: B2455, DARE Stanley

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