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CHANDLER Stanley Wilfred

Service number 2860

On the 5thJune 1912 Stanley married Florence May Chandler (Lee). Stanley was diagnosed with Chronic Gastritis and returned as an invalid to Australia on the 28th May 1917. Discharged on the 23rdApril 1920.

In 1919 Stanley worked as a Barman in Sale, Victoria and on the 29th November 1920 took up the licence of the Aldelphi Hotel.

The Argus (21st March 1922)

“Transfer of Licence Cardinia Park Hotel, Beaconsfield, Henry Victor Pickering to Stanley Wilfred Chandler 20th March 1922.”

Stanley was a salesman in Toorak before returning to being a hotel keeper at Yinnear, Morwell with his new wife Linda St Legor Tuomy who he married in 1926. Later he moved to Richmond and then Caulfield.

Died in December 1971 in Victoria.

Buried 28thDecember 1971 at the Springvale Botanical Cemetery.

Name CHANDLER, Stanley Wilfred
Service Number 2860
Rank Private
Roll 3 Light Horse Regiment 15-20 Reinforcements (March 1915-June 1916)
Conflict First World War 1914-1918
Embarked 27thJuly 1916
City Adelaide
Ship SS Walwa
Age 25 years
Birth Place 28thNovember 1890, Rutherglen, Victoria
Father Walter Chandler, Wangaratta, Victoria
Mother Elizabeth (Nixon) Chandler
Religion Roman Catholic
Occupation Publican
Residence “Earl of Zetland Hotel”, Findon Street, Adelaide South
Enlisted 14thFebruary 1916
Height 5 feet, 5 inches
Complexion Fresh; Eyes- Blue; Hair- Light Brown