Charles Henry STANTON

STANTON, Charles Henry

Service Number: 839
Enlisted: 1 March 1915, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd Pioneer Battalion
Born: Melbourne, Victoria, 1 August 1890
Home Town: Malvern, Stonnington, Victoria
Schooling: Spring Road School, Malvern
Occupation: Plumber
Died: Killed in Action, France, 13 June 1918, aged 27 years
Cemetery: Ribemont Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme
Ribemont Communal Cemetery Extension, Ribemont, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Malvern St George's Anglican Church Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

1 Mar 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 839, Melbourne, Victoria
10 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, 839, 23rd Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '14' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Euripides embarkation_ship_number: A14 public_note: ''
10 May 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Corporal, 839, 23rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Euripides, Melbourne
13 Jun 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 839, 2nd Pioneer Battalion, "Peaceful Penetration - Low-Cost, High-Gain Tactics on the Western Front", --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 839 awm_unit: 2 Pioneer Battalion awm_rank: Private awm_died_date: 1918-06-13

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"...839 Private Charles Henry Stanton, 2nd Pioneer Battalion, of Malvern, Vic. Pte Stanton enlisted on 1 March 1915 and was killed in action in France on 13 June 1918. Pte Stanton had three cousins who were also killed during the First World War, they were: Captain Frederick Bertram Stanton, 14th Battalion, killed in action on 11 April 1917; 231 Pte Walter Price, 22nd Battalion, killed in action 21 November 1915, and 3131 Pte James Price, 39th Battalion, killed in action 10 September 1918." - SOURCE (