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Ernest STOKES

Regimental number1047
Date of birth30 May 1894
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
SchoolPayneham Public School, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationGardener
AddressPayneham Road, Payneham
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMrs. E. Stokes, Payneham Road, Payneham
Enlistment date13 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A21 Marere on 16 August 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A61 Kanowna on 24 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 12 July 1919
Discharge date9 January 1920
Family/military connectionsFather: 3625 Pte William Henry Thomas STOKES, 32nd Bn, returned to Australia, 22 July 1917.
Other detailsWar service: Egypt, Gallipoli, France, Belgium

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