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Edward John STOKES

Regimental number2471
Place of birthCarlton Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressBoinka, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinWife, Mrs Sarah Jane Stokes, Parker Street, Castlemaine, Victoria
Enlistment date12 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name59th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 26 September 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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