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Corporal Stanley Witham

1892
Born in London, England
20/8/1914
Enlisted at Albert Park, VIC in the AIF, 5th Battalion, aged 22
21/10/1914
Embarked aboard the HMAT A3 Orvietto
2/12/1914
Disembarked in Egypt
25/4/1915
Landed at Gallipoli and was wounded in action
16/5/1915
Rejoined his unit
26/8/1915
Admitted to a Field Ambulance - diarrhoea
1/9/1915
Admitted to the 1st General Hospital, Egypt - enteritis
25/9/1915
Embarked for Australia
17/10/1915
Returned to Australia, on duty - Royal Field Artillery Reserve
23/11/1915
Re-embarked from Australia aboard the HMAT A40 Ceramic with the 12th Reinforcements, 7th Battalion
Disembark in Egypt
28/2/1916
Transferred to the 59th Battalion
27/3/1916
Promoted to Lance Corporal
27/5/1916
Promoted to Corporal
18/6/1916
Embarked from Alexandria, Egypt
29/6/1916
Disembarked at Marseilles, France
12/7/1916 - 16/7/1916
Detached to school of instruction
19/7/1916
Reported missing - later reported killed in action
Presumed buried in no man's land
Identity tags recovered and he was re-buried in Ration Farm Military Cemetery, La Chapelle-D'armentieres, Lille, Nord Pas de Calais, France

Last updated by lee, Sun, 29 Oct 2017 17:29:52