Stuart Lawrence MCCONACHY

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MCCONACHY, Stuart Lawrence

Service Number: 933
Enlisted: 10 April 1916, The Battalion was raised in Ballarat, Victoria, drawn from men in the Western District of Victoria.
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 39th Infantry Battalion
Born: Henty, Victoria, Australia, 1887
Home Town: Sandford, Glenelg, Victoria
Schooling: Sandford, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in Action, Houplines, near Armentieres, France, 28 January 1917
Cemetery: Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery, Armentieres
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Casterton War Memorial, Sandford School Honour Roll, Sandford War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

10 Apr 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 933, 39th Infantry Battalion, The Battalion was raised in Ballarat, Victoria, drawn from men in the Western District of Victoria.
27 May 1916: Involvement Private, SN 933, 39th Infantry Battalion
27 May 1916: Embarked Private, SN 933, 39th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Melbourne
23 Nov 2016: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 933, 39th Infantry Battalion, Departed Southhampton, England, for France en route to Armentieres with his Battalion.

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Stuart Lawrence McCONACHY was born in Henty, Victoria in 1887

His parents were William James McCONACHY & Betsy (Bessie) MILLER

He was Killed in Action at Houplines near Armentieres in France on 28th January, 1917

His headstone reads: 

 

                          'IN MEMORY OF MY DEARLY LOVED SON

                          HE DIED AS HE LIVED - MANLY & BRAVE'

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