The History of the Staley Family in Australia
Robert Percival STALEY

Robert Percival STALEY

Male 1894 - 1918  (23 years)    Has 14 ancestors but no descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name Robert Percival STALEY 
    Relationshipwith Sidney Ernest MARTIN
    Born 18 Oct 1894  Maryborough, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 15 Apr 1918  Ypres, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Siblings
    1. Charles STALEY
              b. 17 Dec 1880, Essendon, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 25 May 1882, Essendon, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
     
    2. Edwin STALEY
              b. 9 Jun 1882, Malmsbury, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 4 Feb 1943, Caulfield, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
     
    3. Thomas STALEY
              b. 2 May 1885, South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 25 Jul 1920, Gresford, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
     
    4. Florence Maud STALEY
              b. 21 Jul 1887, South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 14 Oct 1974, Kew, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
     
    5. Elizabeth Hamilton (Bessie) STALEY
              b. 1889, Maryborough, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 27 Jan 1977, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
     
    6. Sarah Grace STALEY
              b. 21 Oct 1891, Maryborough, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 30 Jun 1892, Maryborough, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
     
    Person ID I202  Staley
    Last Modified 16 Aug 2011 

    Father Thomas STALEY
              b. 18 Dec 1854, Brunswick, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 19 Mar 1925, Ascot Vale, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Mary TATTERSON
              b. 1858, Richmond, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 13 May 1939, South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 28 Feb 1880  Malmsbury, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F94  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Oct 1894 - Maryborough, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Apr 1918 - Ypres, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - France Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Robert was the youngest of Thomas and Mary Staley's seven children, he enlisted in the AIF during World War 1, at the time he was living with his parents in Malmsbury, Vic . He was a Private in the 7th Battalion and enlisted on 10 July 1915 still three months from his 21st birthday. He embarked from Melbourne as part of the 13th Reinforcements aboard HMAT A64 "Demosthenes" on 29 December 1915, at the time his pay was five shillings (50c) per day. Robert was killed in battle at Ypres, there is a memorial headstone to him at Villers-Bretonneux, France and his name is on the Memorial to the WW1 Fallen at Kyneton, Victoria.

  • Sources 
    1. [S85] Federation Index, Victoria. BDM 1889-1901 on CD, 31048 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S46] Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Online.