William Horace STANTON


STANTON, William Horace

Service Number: 5428
Enlisted: 6 April 1916, Enlisted at Melbourne
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 24th Infantry Battalion
Born: Prahran, Victoria, Austraia, 1891
Home Town: Kensington, Melbourne, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Varnish Maker
Died: Killed in Action, France, 4 May 1917
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

6 Apr 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 5428, 24th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Melbourne
1 Aug 1916: Involvement Private, SN 5428, 24th Infantry Battalion
1 Aug 1916: Embarked Private, SN 5428, 24th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Miltiades, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Husband of Lily Stanton of 40 Epsom Road, Kensington, Vic.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in the Naval Reserve

Served a 5 year apprenticeship with S. Smith & Co. of South Kensington, Melbourne