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Earle Russell STOKES

Regimental number2004
Place of birthGrafton, Clarence River, New South Wales
SchoolLismore Public District School, New South Wales
AddressMolesworth Street, Lismore, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Augustus Joseph Stokes, Molesworth Street, Lismore, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the School Cadets, Senior Cadets and Militia.
Enlistment date17 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A26 Armadale on 18 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWounded at Pozieres, died in London.
FateDied of disease 18 September 1917
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialBrookwood Military Cemetery (Plot XI, Row C, Grave No. 15), Surrey, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Augustus Joseph and Jessie Florence STOKES, Lismore, New South Wales. Native of Grafton, Clarence River, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsCousin Lance Sergeant J W Haines 1677 53rd Battalion received Military Medal.

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