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John Joseph STOKES

Regimental number3396
Place of birthBridgenorth, Tasmania
SchoolBridgenorth State School, Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressBridgenorth, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, Edward Stokes, Bridgenorth, Tasmania
Enlistment date16 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 14 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateDied of disease 14 July 1917
Place of death or woundingAt sea
Age at death27
Place of burialAt Sea
Commemoration detailsHollybrook Memorial, Southampton, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Date of Death 3rd July, 1917
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3397 Pte William Francis STOKES, 40th Bn, returned to Australia, 2 January 1919. Brother served.

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