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Stanley ABBEY

Regimental number37
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationCarpenter
AddressHenry Street, Preston, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 10.75"
Weight162 lbs
Next of kinFather, William Abbey, Henry Street, Preston, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the 1st Bn, 6th Infantry Regiment (disbanded).
Enlistment date6 January 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name13th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/18/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A34 Persic on 28 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCompany Sergeant Major
FateDischarged 1 December 1916
Discharge date1 December 1916
Other details

War service: attached to Camel Transport Corps, 23 January 1916.

Admitted to 1/2 Lowlands Field Ambulance, Mahamdiya, 27 July 1916 (not yet diagnosed); discharged to duty, 4 August 1916 (no further details recorded), and rejoined D Company, CTC.

Discharged from the AIF, 1 December 1916, to accept a local and temporary commission as 2nd Lieutenant in the Egyptian Camel Transport Corps.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Hungaria', 31 May 1919; disembarked, 22 July 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death10 September 1938
SourcesNAA: B2455, ABBEY Stanley

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