Albert George STAPLETON

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STAPLETON, Albert George

Service Number: 146
Enlisted: 25 August 1914, Enlisted at South Melbourne
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 5th Infantry Battalion
Born: Dublin, Ireland, 1888
Home Town: Caulfield, Glen Eira, Victoria
Schooling: State School and Queen's College,
Occupation: Student
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 25 April 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave Panel 25
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Cann River War Memorial, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

25 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 146, 5th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at South Melbourne
21 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, SN 146, 5th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
21 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, SN 146, 5th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Orvieto, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Sharyn Roberts

Arrived in Australia aged 3 years

Son of William Stapleton and Eliza Jarvis (formerly Stapleton)

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

Also served in the School Cadets and was a member of the Foster Rifle Club

Biography contributed by Sharyn Roberts

Arrived in Australia aged 3 years

Son of William Stapleton and Eliza Jarvis (formerly Stapleton)

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

Also served in the School Cadets and was a member of the Foster Rifle Club