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Stanley Gates

Corporal

8th Batt.

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • 1914-15 Star
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Sp.
  • Planted By: Miss L. Ellis
  • Plaque: 169

Additional Info

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Biography

Stanley Crawford Gates was born in Leigh Creek, and enlisted on 21st August 1914 from Ballarat East. He was single, 25 year old, and an agent. He was a Corporal in 8th Infantry Battalion, with Regimental No. 82. He became ill with a high fever and was evacuated to the 24th General Hospital, in the rear area, where he died on 12th March 1917 of cerebro-spinal fever. He is buried in the Etaples Military Cemetery, France.
Tree No. 169

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour