Stanley John GARLAND

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GARLAND, Stanley John

Service Number: 2461
Enlisted: 8 July 1915, Enlisted at Claremont, Tasmania Date of enlisted was taken from Attestation paper courtesy of the National Archives
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 12th Infantry Battalion
Born: Sprent, Tasmania, 10 May 1897
Home Town: Sprent, Central Coast, Tasmania
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Butcher Boy
Died: Died of illness - Dysentery, Heliopolis, Cairo, Egypt, 24 October 1915, aged 18 years
Cemetery: Cairo War Memorial Cemetery
Row D, Grave 160
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

24 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, SN 2461, 12th Infantry Battalion
24 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, SN 2461, 12th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Kanowna, Adelaide
8 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2461, 12th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Claremont, Tasmania Date of enlisted was taken from Attestation paper courtesy of the National Archives

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of John Garland of Sprent, Tasmania. Brother of Allan Cecil Garland who returned to Australia on 4 July 1919 having served with the 40th Battalion and George Garland who returned to Australia on 18 January 1919 having served with 1st Pioneer Battalion

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal