Stanley James CARRAILL


CARRAILL, Stanley James

Service Number: 2374
Enlisted: 24 July 1915, Cootamundra, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 19th Infantry Battalion
Born: Tungkillo, South Australia, 10 February 1889
Home Town: Tungkillo, Mid Murray, South Australia
Schooling: Tungkillo Primary School
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, Flers, Picardie, France, 14 November 1916, aged 27 years
Cemetery: Villers-Bretonneux Memorial
No known grave
Memorials: National War Memorial (South Australia), Norwood M The Fallen of WW1 & II Kensington & Norwood District*, Tungkillo M*, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)*
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World War 1 Service

24 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Cootamundra, New South Wales
5 Oct 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2374, 19th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
5 Oct 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2374, 19th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Themistocles, Sydney
Date unknown: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2374, 19th Infantry Battalion, Flers/Gueudecourt
Date unknown: Involvement 19th Infantry Battalion, Pozières

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"...2374 Private Stanley James Carraill, 19th Battalion, of Tungkillo, SA. Pte Stanley Carraill enlisted on 24 July 1915 and embarked from Sydney aboard HMAT Themistocles on 5 October 1915. He was killed in action in France, on 14 November 1916, aged 25. Pte Stanley Carraill had two younger brothers Leslie and Alexander who served with the AIF and were killed in action." - SOURCE (