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Henry John STONER

Regimental number3749
Place of birthGladstone, South Australia
ReligionBaptist
OccupationLabourer
AddressGladstone, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Height5' 6.25"
Weight157 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Jane Stoner, Freeling, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date2 August 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT RMS Malwa on 2 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 July 1919
Discharge date27 October 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 27600 Pte Arthur Robert STONER MM, 14th Bn, returned to Australia, 2 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Taken on strength, 1st Australian Division Base Depot, Etaples, France, 11 April 1917.

Detached to 3rd Brigade Headquarters, 13 December 1916, and attached as Bandsman, 10 January 1917; rejoined 12th Bn, in the field, 28 November 1917.

On leave to United Kingdom, 15 June 1918; rejoined Bn from leave, 4 July 1918.

Marched out to England for return to Australia, 30 January 1919; marched in to Overseas Training Brigade, Longbridge Deverill, 4 February 1919.

Married Mary Louisa MARTIN, spinster, aged 21, St Mary's Anglican Church, Paddington, London, 22 February 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Indarra', 12 July 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 3 September 1919; discharged, 27 October 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, STONER Henry John

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