Louis Stanley Kendall

First Name: 
Louis
Middle Name: 
Stanley
Last Name: 
Kendall
Date of Birth: 
Sunday, October 6, 1878
Mother's Name: 
Margaret Ann Allen
Father's Name: 
Thomas Robert Kendall
Date Enlisted: 
Saturday, March 4, 1916
Rank at Enlistment: 
Private
Unit: 
30th Battalion
Service: 
Infantry
Awards: 
British War Medal
Victory Medal
Date of Death: 
Tuesday, October 23, 1917
Place of Death: 
Belgium
Cause of Death: 
Killed in action
Details: 

Stanley Kendall lived with his wife Ruby and three children at Wingello Cottage, Kiama. A dairy farmer, Stanley attended Kiama Public School as well as Sydney Grammar School.

Stanley embarked aboard HMAS Anchises. According to his casualty records, he was in hospital twice during his service; once for 'septic heel' and the other for 'trench fever'.

Stanley was killed in action at the age of 39 and is buried at Hooge Crater Cemetery, Zillebeke, Belgium.

Sources: 
NAA: B2455, KENDALL LOUIS STANLEY

Images

30th Battalion in a train at Kiama train station
Children of Stanley Kendall sepia photograph
Postcard written to Stanley's sister, dated Christmas Day
Stanley Kendall's grave. Died 23rd October 1917 age 39
Grave registration report scan for Louis Stanley Kendall
Grave registration report scan

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