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Stanford, Henry


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Henry Max Stanford
b: 21 AUG 1893
d: 24 APR 1917
Biography
Rootsweb ID: I355312 Born Henry Max STANFORD, 21 August 1893 in Farina, South Australia
SA Births 1842 - 1906 Book: 527 Page: 465 District: Fro.
Father Henry STANFORD and Mother Sarah Stanford (nee HUMPHRYS),
lived at Wellington Road, Payneham, SA.
(4/4/1922 mother advised parents had separated)
Siblings:
b. 04/09/1891  Sarah Frances STANFORD  in Farina, SA
b. 15/11/1897  Henretta May STANFORD  in Farina, SA
b. 31/08/1901  John STANFORD  in Farina, SA
b. 25/05/1905  Lawarance William STANFORD  in Farina, SA
Sibling in service:
SX1668  Lawrence William Stanford (WWII)
             Private in 2/10th Australian Infantry Battalion
             27/8/1942  Killed in action
             buried in: Milne Bary War Cemetery, Plot A; Row C; Grave 10
                            Port Moresby (Bomana) War Cemetery, Bomana, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
Described on enlisting as 22 years 4 months old; single; 5'' 4" tall; nuggety build; 133 lbs;
medium complexion; brown eyes; dark brown hair; Church of England.
13/12/1915   enlisted
16/4/1916     appointed to D Company, 43rd Infantry Battalion, Morphettville Camp
9/6/1916       embarked from Outer Harbour, Port Adelaide onboard HMAT Afric A19
                    as a Private with 43 Infantry Battalion
25/11/1916   proceeded overseas to France, ex Southampton
9/3/1917       sick with mumps, admitted to 9th Field Ambulance, in the field
10/3/1917     admitted to 7th General Hospital, St Omer, France
12/3/1917     admitted to 14th Stationary Hospital, Arques, France
14/3/1917     returned to duty
18/3/1917     rejoined 43rd Battalion in the field
24/4/1917     killed in action
buried in:      just north of Ploegsteert, 3 miles north of Armentieres, France
buried in:     Strand Military Cemetery, 13 Kms south of Ieper town centre,
                   on the Rijselseweg N365, which connects Ieper to Wijtschate, Mesen and on to Armentieres.
                   Plot I; Row A; Grave 5
Medals:        British War medal (41894) and Victory medal (41456)
                   Memorial Plaque and Scroll (315666)
His name is commemorated on Panel 137 at the Australian War Memorial, Canberra, ACT.
Submitted by Julianne T Ryan.  10/10/2016.  Lest we forget.
Facts
  • 21 AUG 1893 - Birth - ; Farina South Australia
  • 24 APR 1917 - Death - ; Ploegstreet, Belgium
Ancestors
   
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Henry Max Stanford
21 AUG 1893 - 24 APR 1917
  
 
  
William Humphreys
ABT 1820 - ABT 1879
 
   
  
  
Francis (Andrews) Humphreys
ABT 1826 - ABT 1884
 
Family Group Sheet - Child
PARENT (M) Henry Stanford
Birth
Death
MarriageABT 1888to Sarah(2) Humphreys at Farina South Australia
Father?
Mother?
PARENT (F) Sarah(2) Humphreys
Birth1868Farina South Australia
Death1954
MarriageABT 1888to Henry Stanford at Farina South Australia
FatherWilliam Humphreys
MotherFrancis (Andrews) Humphreys
CHILDREN
FHelen Stanford
BirthABT 1888Farina South Australia
DeathABT 1948
FAnnie Stanford
BirthABT 1889Farina South Australia
DeathABT 1936
FSarah Stanford
BirthABT 1891Farina South Australia
Death1969
MHenry Max Stanford
Birth21 AUG 1893Farina South Australia
Death24 APR 1917Ploegstreet, Belgium
FElizabeth Stanford
Birth1896Farina South Australia
Death1974
FHenrietta Stanford
BirthABT 1897Farina South Australia
DeathABT 1991
MJoseph Stanford
BirthABT 1899Farina South Australia
DeathABT 1994
MJohn Stanford
BirthABT 1901Farina South Australia
DeathABT 1994
MLawrence William Stanford
Birth25 MAY 1905Farina South Australia
Death27 AUG 1942Milne Bay, Papua
MGeorge Stanford
BirthABT 1907Farina South Australia
DeathABT 1980
MJames Stanford
BirthABT 1909Farina South Australia
DeathABT 1981
MPhilip Stanford
BirthABT 1912Farina South Australia
DeathABT 1998
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