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Stanley Close

2nd Lieutenant

102nd Howitzer Brigade

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

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

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Sp.
  • Planted By: Jack White
  • Plaque: 227

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Biography

Stanley Robert Close was a Lieutenant in the 8th Infantry Battalion. He enlisted on 28th August 1914. He was 19 years old, single teacher at Brown Hill. He was born in Ballarat. He was severely wounded at Gallipoli. He was being evacuated by transport vessel to Mudros when he died on 28th April 1915 and is buried at sea. Tree No. 227

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour