• Three New Englanders : The Stalling Family

These boys are sons of the late Mr. and Mrs. F. A. Stalling, of Wilson's Downfall, New England district, and are crack rifle shots and thorough bushmen. . They are grandsons of the late Surgeon Michael Kelley who served under Sir John Moore (prior to Wellington assuming command on the Continent) and was thrice wounded. He was also wounded in the Battle of New Orleans, taken prisoner, escaped, and finally served under the late Lord Gough in the Army of the Punjaub. He held three medals and clasps for Indian campaigns and two Peninsula medals. He was one of the famous Light Brigade in the Battle of Balaclava, having three horses shot from under him. Seven, cousins of these lads are also in the firing line Edwin Rupert Stalling (killed in action 1 July 1917) - 33rd Australian Infantry Battalion. William Aaron Stalling (died of wounds 1 July 1917) – 36th Australian Infantry Battalion. Robert John Stalling (discharged medically unfit) – 36th Australian Infantry Battalion. Sydney Mail Wednesday 7 February, 1917.
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