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George Stoneham FOOKS

Regimental number1299
Place of birthStanmore, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation overseer
AddressRyde, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation48
Height5' 6.5"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinBrother, William John Fooks, Kissing Point Road, Ryde, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date20 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 September 1915
Place of enlistmentHolsworthy, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentTPR
Unit nameAustralian Remount Unit 2, Squadron 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number28/3/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 10 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Remount Unit
FateReturned to Australia 2 August 1919
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
184
Discharge date27 October 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Delta', 2 August 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 3 September 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 27 October 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death18 March 1921
Age at death50
Place of burialRichmond Cemetery, Queensland
SourcesNAA: B2455, FOOKS George Stoneham

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