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George Frederick STOKES

Regimental number52847
Date of birth25 November 1899
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBacon curer
Address30 Kline Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 9.5"
Weight138 lbs
Next of kinFather, Mr Frederick T Stokes, 30 Kline Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date12 February 1918
Place of enlistmentBallarat, Victoria
Unit name2nd General Service Reinforcements (Egypt) (Victoria)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 10 June 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date22 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Malta', 3 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 7 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 22 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death19 August 1928

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