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Clarence Henry STOCKS

Regimental number479
Place of birthByron Bay, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressMullumbimby, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5'10.58"
Weight187 lbs
Next of kinFather, John Stocks, Mullumbimby, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date14 October 1915
Place of enlistmentLismore, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Janet STOCKS. Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance.
Discharge date25 March 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Argyllshire', 9 December 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 1 February 1918, for onward travel to Brisbane; discharged (medically unfit), Brisbane, 25 March 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death31 January 1932
Age at death38
Place of burialPaterson Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, STOCKS Clarence Henry

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