David Ernest STOKES

Regimental number2006
Place of birthHamley Bridge, South Australia
AddressAdelaide, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation33.6
Height5' 7"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ada Hannah Stokes, 81 Grote Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in D Company, Adelaide Rifles, 1st Bn, 15 years prior to AIF enlistment; resigned.
Enlistment date10 August 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Pioneer Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/13/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
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Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date11 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Soudan', 12 May 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 26 June 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 11 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death12 August 1946
Place of burialBarmera Cemetery, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, STOKES David Ernest