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Jack Fairburn STONE

Regimental number4289
Place of birthAuckland, New Zealand
SchoolKings College, Auckland, New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLaw student
Address79 Macleay Street, Pott's Point, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinAunt, Mrs Ware, Portland Road, Remuera, Auckland, New Zealand
Previous military serviceLeft Auckland with Main Body for Egypt and later joined Australian Force.
Enlistment date13 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 11 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHis maternal great grandfather came to New Zealand with the Rev. Samuel Marsden over 100 years ago his name was W T Fairburn.
FateDied of wounds 23 December 1916
Place of death or woundingAlbert, France
Age at death24.10
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialBernafay Wood British Cemetery (Row J, Grave No. 57), Montauban, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
90
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Mabel STONE. Native of Auckland, New Zealand
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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