Stanley Charles REED


REED, Stanley Charles

Service Number: 6572
Enlisted: 9 June 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 11th Infantry Battalion
Born: Broken Hill, NSW, 27 July 1896
Home Town: Boulder, Kalgoorlie/Boulder, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Assistant at a cordial factory
Died: Killed in Action, Polygon Wood, Ypres, Belgium, 21 September 1917, aged 21 years
Cemetery: Hooge Crater Cemetery
Hooge Crater Cemetery, Passchendaele, Flanders, Belgium
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Boulder 84th Infantry Goldfields Regiment Roll of Honour, Boulder Roll of Honour, Kalgoorlie St John's Anglican Church Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

9 Jun 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1
10 Oct 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 6572, 11th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
10 Oct 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 6572, 11th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Suffolk, Fremantle

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Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Reed, of Frank-street, Kalgoorlie, have been advised by the military authorities that their son Private Stanley Charles Reed, has been reported missing since September 21. For six years prior to enlisting, Private Reed was employed by B. Mackey and Co., Kalgoorlie. Two brothers of the missing soldier are serving with the A.I.F." - from the Kalgoorlie Western Argus 06 Nov 1917 (