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Neale, Stanley Walter (Stan) (1893–1918)

Stan. W. Nealle, c 1916 by unknown photographer

Stan. W. Nealle, c 1916 by unknown photographer

Scotch College Melbourne

CAPTAIN STANLEY WALTER NEALE, M.C.

From "Hazeldean," Sackville Street, East Kew. Simultaneously Head Boy and Captain of Scotch College. Studied Law. League footballer with University 1913-14 and a wicketkeeper for East Melbourne Cricket Club. Enlisted in August 1914 as a Private in the 5th Battalion. At the Gallipoli Landing. Served in 7th and 59th Battalions. Won the Military Cross at Polygon Wood in September 1917. He was mortally wounded by a shell near Bullecourt on September 29, 1918 when getting his men under cover after gallantly leading them into heavy fire. He was 24.

Original Publication

  • Melbourne Cricket Club Honour Roll 1914-1918, 1998, p 17

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'Neale, Stanley Walter (Stan) (1893–1918)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/neale-stanley-walter-stan-24379/text33125, accessed 20 September 2020.

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