|Place of birth||Warracknabeal, Victoria|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||19|
|Next of kin||Father, C Ezard, Warracknabeal, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Served for 3 years in the 73rd Infantry, Citizen Military Forces.|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||5th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/22/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||5th Battalion|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
'Conspicuous example of courage under fire and devotion to duty as stretcher-bearer. (East of Ypres)'
|Fate||Returned to Australia
'These men [EZARD and 3481 HE KING, 5th Bn], as Stretcher Bearers, showed great coolness and devotion to duty in the operations of the 4th October, 1917, in the vicinity of ZONNEBEKE east of YPRES. Casualties were extremely heavy through the enemy barrages of 4th, 5th and 6th and notwithstanding the shelling, fatigue and great danger, they moved about constantly dressing and attending wounded men. They set a fine example of devotion to duty.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 31
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 25 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 30 March 1916.
Detached to Grenadier Platoon, but remained with 5th Bn for duty, 19 April 1916.
Transferred to C Company, 28 April 1916.
Admitted to Corps Rest Station, 30 December 1916 (sore feet); transferred to 38th Casualty Clearing Station, 9 January 1917; discharged to duty, 26 January 1917.
Awarded Military Medal.
Admitted to Rest Camp, 30 July 1918; with Bn, 11 August 1918.
Wounded in action, 25 August 1918 (gas shell), and admitted to 2nd Australian Field Ambulance, 25 August 1918, and transferred to 49th Casualty Clearing Station; to 10th General Hospital Rouen, 30 August 1918 (gas poison); to England, 1 September 1918, and admitted to Military Hospital, Woking, 4 October 1918; discharged on furlough, 3 October 1918, to report to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 4 October 1918.
Marched in to No 1 Command Depot from Weymouth, 10 October 1918.
Marched out to Overseas Training Brigade, Longbridge Deverill, 4 November 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ceramic', 25 January 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 23 March 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 6 July 1919.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Age at death||68|
|Place of burial||Warracknabeal Cemetery, Victoria|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, EZARD Stanley Talbot Claude|