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Cyril John STOCK

Regimental number4030
Place of birthNorwood, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBank clerk
AddressKeswick, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 5"
Weight127 lbs
Next of kinFather, W Stock, Port Lincoln, South Australia
Previous military service76th Batt. Senior Cadets Now Exempt from service
Enlistment date26 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 July 1915
Place of enlistmentKeswick, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on 22 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 January 1919

Military Medal

'For conspicuous bravery and devotion to duty during the period 16th/17th September, 1918, to 11th November, 1918. During the attack on VILLERET on 18th September, 1918, Private STOCK rendered valuable services throughout the operations showing great resource and initiative regardless of personal risk and was undoubtedly a great strength to his Company's morale.
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 135
Date: 11 December 1919

Discharge date15 April 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Demosthenes', 16 January 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 26 February 1919; discharged (cessation of hostilities), Adelaide, 15 April 1919.

Medals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death16 January 1930
Age at death33
Place of burialBrinkworth Cemetery, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, STOCK Cyril John

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