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Gerhard Robert STOCKFELD

Regimental number918
Place of birthHawthorn Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBank clerk
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 8"
Weight138 lbs
Next of kinFather, Robert H Stockfeld, Moonya, Blackburn Road, Blackburn, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in 13th Company, Army Service Corps, Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date6 February 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name22nd Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 10 May 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 26 September 1917
Place of burialHooge Crater Cemetery (Plot XIII, Row B, Grave No. 1), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Family/military connectionsCousin: 5215 Corporal Arthur Stuart Keylock RUSDEN, 59th Bn, killed in action, 4 July 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName entered incorrectly on Embarkation Roll as Gerard Robert STOCKFIELD .
SourcesNAA: B2455, STOCKFELD Gerhard Robert

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