William Edward Hanley (Bill) STANNER CMG

STANNER, William Edward Hanley

Service Number: VX89030
Enlisted: 13 August 1942
Last Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
Last Unit: British Borneo Civil Affairs Unit
Born: Watsons Bay, New South Wales, Australia, 24 November 1905
Home Town: Lane Cove, Lane Cove, New South Wales
Schooling: Parramatta High School and University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Journalist, Anthropolgist, Army Officer, Indigenous rights activist/supporter
Died: Natural Causes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia , 8 October 1981, aged 75 years
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Parramatta High School WW2 Honour Roll
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World War 2 Service

13 Aug 1942: Enlisted Major, SN VX89030, 2/1st North Australia Observer Unit
13 Aug 1942: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Lieutenant Colonel, SN VX89030
11 Jan 1946: Discharged Lieutenant Colonel, British Borneo Civil Affairs Unit
11 Jan 1946: Discharged Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Lieutenant Colonel, SN VX89030

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