Denis Alfred STINSON

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STINSON, Denis Alfred

Service Number: 183
Enlisted: 25 January 1916, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 36th Infantry Battalion
Born: Paddington, New South Wales, Australia, 1888
Home Town: Annandale, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Schooling: Woollahara, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Tram Employee
Died: Killed in action, Armentiers, France, 22 January 1917
Cemetery: Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery, Armentieres
Plot 111, Row D, Grave 26 Rev. J. Halpin officiated Headstone inscription reads: Father not will but Thine be done requiescat in pace
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

25 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 183, 36th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
13 May 1916: Involvement Private, SN 183, 36th Infantry Battalion
13 May 1916: Embarked Private, SN 183, 36th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Beltana, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of William John and Katherine Stinson of 32 Phillip sTreet, Redfern, NSW

22 January 1917 - He was one of the first casualties in Carmichael's Riflesmen's Thousand, being with three others, members of a machine gun crew, blown up in a very severe bombardment by the enemy

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal