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Stanley G. Halford

Private

24th Battalion

Medals Earned

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

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Sp.
  • Planted By: Miss B. Walters
  • Plaque: 384

Additional Info

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Biography

Born in Ballarat, Stanley Gordon Halford was a single 18 year old farmer at the time of his enlistment on the 2nd of February 1915. His unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on the 10th of May 1915.
On August 3rd 1916, Stanley was wounded in action, but rejoined his Battalion on the 28th of August.
On November 5th1916, he was wounded in action in the field on a second occasion with a gunshot wound to his right arm.
He was transferred to the 24th Battalion on the 13th of October 1918.
On March 12th 1919 he was married in Weymouth, Dorset to Cordelia Barratt. He was discharged in London, England after being demobilised on the 13th of December 1919 and remained in England with his wife.

Tree No. 384

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour