Francis St Clair STIDSTON

Badge Number: SA14522, Sub Branch: Payneham

STIDSTON, Francis St Clair

Service Number: 4278
Enlisted: 22 September 1915, Enlisted in Adelaide
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 10th Infantry Battalion
Born: Kent Town, South Australia, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Blackwood, Mitcham, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Warehouseman
Died: Aldersgate Village, Felixstowe, South Australia, 20 July 1985, cause of death not yet discovered, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Enfield Memorial Park, S.A.
Rose Garden Memorial Sites, Bed CRQ, Cremation site 8. Grant expires on 4 May 2023
Memorials: Blackwood War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

22 Sep 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 4278, Enlisted in Adelaide
11 Jan 1916: Involvement Private, SN 4278, 10th Infantry Battalion
11 Jan 1916: Embarked Private, SN 4278, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Borda, Adelaide
17 Apr 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 4278, Discharged 4 Military District as Medically Unfit due to deafness

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

22 September 1915 - Father signs letter of consent on behalf of himself and his wife Mary

8 November 1918 - Returned to Australia on board Gaika

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

24 September 1927 - Married Clarice Selma Channing in All Souls Church, St Peters, SA

RSL Information

1 April 1919 - Joined St Peters Sub Branch; address was 19 Fifth Avenue, St Peters

28 February 1927 - Transferred to Port Lincoln Sub Branch

31 March 1937 - Transferred to St Peters Sub Branch

6 April 1973 - Transferred to Gilles Plains Sub Branch

29 April 1978 - Transferred to Payneham Sub Branch

Last known address was Aldersgate Village, Felistowe, SA

Badges 52599, S13726, 6460 and SA11892 lost