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Roy Frank STONE

Regimental number435
Place of birthMornington, Victoria
SchoolMornington State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGardener
AddressFante Creek, Mornington, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, George Stone, Fante Creek, Mornington, Victoria
Enlistment date15 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 7 June 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialNo. 2 Outpost Cemetery (Special Memorial No. 46), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
51
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Emily Susannah STONE, Herbert Street, Mornington, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1008 Sergeant Clive Charles STONE, 7th Bn, killed in action, 7 June 1915; Cousins: (415) 2nd Lt Charles Davenport COWAN, 7th Bn, killed in action, 6 November 1916; 14 Sergeant Harry Kenneth COWAN MM, 5th Bn, died of wounds, 4 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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