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William John Stallard was born in Collingwood, Victoria, was single and a Miner when he enlisted with the 5th Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron on 2 November 1914 at the age of 34. His unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 21 December 1914. He was admitted to hospital as sick on 9 November 1915 and was discharged from light duties in December of that year. On 1 march 1916 he transferred to the 2nd Light Horse Reserve Regiment and transferred to Tel-el-Kabir. On 31 August 1917 he suffered a gunshot wound to the arm and shoulder, resulting in his evacuation to the Norfolk War Hospital. In October 1918 he returned to Australia.
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