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Paul Vincent STONE

Regimental number682
Place of birthBentleigh, Victoria
SchoolBentleigh State School, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationGardener
AddressBan Street, Moorabbin, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 5.75"
Weight137 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs C Stone, Ban Street, Moorabbin, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in the Senior Cadets, Area 47A.
Enlistment date12 July 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 10 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularSon of Abel Stone A.B. Seaman of the Historical Birkenhead wrecked off South African Coast.
FateKilled in Action 19-20 July 1916
Place of death or woundingFleurbaix, France (Battle of Fromelles)
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialRue-Petillon Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row K, Grave No. 38), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
116
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Abel and Catherine STONE
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Embarked Melbourne, 10 November 1915; disembarked Suez, 7 December 1915.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 16 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 June 1916.

Killed in action, 20 July 1916.

Buried in Military Cemetery, Rue Petillon, by Reverend Thomas J. King, 20 July 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, STONE Paul Vincent

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