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William Francis STOKES

Regimental number3397
Place of birthLaunceston Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressBridgenorth, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Edward Stokes, Bridgenorth, Tasmania
Enlistment date16 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 September 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
FateReturned to Australia 2 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Launceston Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3396 Pte John Joseph STOKES, 40th Bn, died of disease, 14 July 1917.
Date of death13 June 1969

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