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Claude Monk Magee STONE

Regimental number690
Place of birthBallina, New South Wales
SchoolNorth Creek Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressNorth Creek, Ballina, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Hill Stone, North Creek, Ballina, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed first in Senior Cadets and afterwards transferred to the Militia.
Enlistment date4 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 21 October 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2690
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 23 August 1918
Place of death or woundingBray, Somme Sector, France
Age at death23.2
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot VI, Row F, Grave No. II), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
67
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry Monk and Sarah STONE, North Creek, Richmond River, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsCousin: 5770 Pte Vincent Roy STONE, 1st Bn, killed in action, 5 November 1916.
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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