Stan was a 21 year-old carriage builder when he enlisted 20 June 1915. At this time he was living with his father Henry Bonser in Boundary Street, Parramatta. He was briefly transferred to the 53 Battalion 13 February 1916 before being permanently assigned to 5 Division Signaller’s Company. Stan returned to Australia on 23 June 1919.


Alison Lykissas, Cultural Collections Officer, Parramatta Council Heritage Centre, 2014