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Stanley Rees EDE

Regimental number2352
Place of birthSwansea, Wales
SchoolCouncil School, Bristol, England
Age on arrival in Australia14
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPlumber
Address9 Westbury Avenue, Hackney, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, W E Ede, Westbury Avenue, Hackney, Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets
Enlistment date7 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 16 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Ambulance
FateKilled in Action 8 October 1917
Age at death19.9
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialHooge Crater Cemetery (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 6), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
23
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Catherine EDE, 1 Heather Brae Avenue, Caulfield, Victoria

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