Valentine Osborne Stacy
STACY, VALENTINE OSBORNE (1882-1929), soldier and medical practitioner, and BERTIE VANDELEUR (1886-1971), soldier and judge, were sons of Beauchamp Stacy, bank manager, and his wife Fannie Augusta Devenish, née Meares, and grandsons of John Edward Stacy. Both were born at Mudgee, New South Wales, Valentine on 7 March 1882 and Bertie on 7 December 1886, and attended the local grammar school.
Valentine was a schoolboy trumpeter with the district's light horse company and tried to enlist in the Australian Light Horse during the South African War, but his parents insisted that he study medicine at the University of Sydney. He graduated M.B. in 1908 and served for a time as a ship's doctor. By 1911 he was in practice at Boulder, Western Australia. Next year he was commissioned in the Australian Army Medical Corps and allotted to the 1st Battalion, Goldfields Regiment. Appointed to the Australian Imperial ...Read more at the source website