Jay Montague Stanley

First Name: 
Jay
Middle Name: 
Montague
Last Name: 
Stanley
Mother's Name: 
Frances
Father's Name: 
Conrad Stanley
Date Enlisted: 
Tuesday, August 11, 1914
Rank at Enlistment: 
Private
Rank at Discharge: 
Sergeant
Unit: 
ANMEF/ AMC
Awards: 
1914/1915 Star
British War Medal
Victory Medal
Date of Death: 
Saturday, April 20, 1968
Details: 

Jay Montague Stanley (Service No's 408/14811), was born in Randfontein, South Africa, around 1891.

At enlistment, he was single, 22 years old, worked as a station overseer and lived in Dapto, N.S.W.

Jay embarked on HMAT A35 Berrima, with Australian Naval and Military Tropical Force, C Company, on 19th August 1914. He served in Rabaul, Papua New Guinea, until his enlistment was ended, on 14th March 1915.

On 10th August 1915, Jay enlisted in the AIF, as Private Stanley (Service No 14811), a 24 year old medical student. On 9th September 1916,  he embarked on HMAT A14 Euripides, with the Medical Corps. Jay disembarked in England on 26th October 1916, and served with the 3rd Australian General Hospital. He arrived in France on 11th April 1917, and served until he was admitted to hospital with trench fever, on 10th December 1917. On 10th September 1918, Jay was promoted to Sergeant, and served in England.

On 19th March 1919, Jay married Elsie Nield, in Manchester, England. The couple returned to Australia in January 1920.

Jay was discharged on 23rd April 1920.

Sources: 
NAA: B2455, STANLEY JAY MONTAGUE

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