Stanley H. Stallard

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Stanley Houston Stallard served with the A.I.F. in World War One.

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History

Stallard was born in Ballarat East in 1892, the son of Ballarat publicans, Joseph Stallard and Jane Mason Miller.[1]

He was working as a salesman when he enlisted in November 1915.[2] His older brother, Harold, also served with the A.I.F.

He saw action in France in 1917, as a Gunner in the 14th Australian Field Artillery Brigade. He was returned to England for treatment for VD in May 1917, and returned to active front line duty shortly afterwards.[2] On 4 October 1917 he was wounded with a gunshot wound to the chest.[2] He was returned to England for hospital treatment. He lost 7 days pay for conduct prejudicial to discipline on 7 December 1917.[2] In February 1918 he again was in trouble for being absent without leave.[2] He returned to action in France, but was again returned for VD treatment.[2] In 1919 he was awarded the Military Medal for bravery in the field.[2]

He married Rhoda Robson, and they had a son, Norman Stanley Stallard, born 3 November 1922.[3]

He worked as a salesman.[4]

Stallard died in Victoria in 1975.[5]

Legacy

World War One service recognised on the Ballarat Avenue of Honour.

See also

Notes

References

  1. Federation Index Victoria 1888-1901, Index to Births, Deaths, and Marriages in Victoria, 1892 Births, Ref. No. 538, Macbeth Genealogical Services, 1997
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 National Archives of Australia, World War I records, B2455, STALLARD STANLEY HOUSTON, SERN 15882, http://recordsearch.naa.gov.au/SearchNRetrieve/Interface/SearchScreens/BasicSearch.aspx accessed 14 December 2013
  3. 1922 'Family Notices.', The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957), 11 November, p. 11, viewed 24 December, 2014, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article1854257
  4. Victorian Electoral Roll, 1936, Henty, Sandringham
  5. All Australia Death Index, 1787-1985

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--Beth Kicinski 14:10, 24 August 2013 (EST)

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