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Stanley James Fry was born in Ballarat and was a Moulder by trade when he enlisted in the 14th Battalion, B Company on 15 September 1914 at the age of 18. His unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914. He served on Gallipoli with the 14th Battalion and in late May was hospitalised at Mudros suffering from Influenza. He returned to the front line where, on August 21st, he suffered a severe gunshot wound to his right shoulder. He was again evacuated to hospital at Mudros before being transferred to hospital at Lewisham in England. He returned to Australia on the Ascanius and was discharged on July 25th 1916. He answered the call again in World War 2 serving with the 4th Infantry Training Battalion.
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