Bertram George STACEY MM+Bar

Badge Number: S4399, Sub Branch: Glossop, SA
S4399

STACEY, Bertram George

Service Number: 1743
Enlisted: 14 March 1916, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 50th Infantry Battalion
Born: Tilbury, England, 1887
Home Town: Forest Range, Adelaide Hills, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Orchardist
Died: Natural causes, Glossop, South Australia, 16 January 1964
Cemetery: Berri Cemetery, S.A.
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World War 1 Service

14 Mar 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1743, Adelaide, South Australia
11 Apr 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1743, 50th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Aeneas, Adelaide
11 Apr 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1743, 50th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
24 Apr 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 1743, 50th Infantry Battalion

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Biography

"THE MILITARY MEDAL.

Mrs. B. G. Stacey, of Forest Range, has been advised that her husband, Private B. G. Stacey, has been awarded the Miliary Medal for bravery whilst stretcher bearing at the front. Private Stacey has also been congratulated by Major-General Sir H. V. Cox, the commander of the 4th Australian Division, on his brave work whilst stretcher-bearing at Mouquet Farm on September 3. Private Stacey enlisted on February 29 last, and left for the front on April 11. Prior to enlisting he worked for Mr. Townsend at Forest Range. He came from England four years ago. His wife and daughter reside at Forest Range." - from the Adelaide Chronicle 09 Dec 1916 (nla.gov.au)

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