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George Alexander STOLZ

Regimental number1181
Place of birthLondon, England
SchoolIbay College and Sturt St Public School, Adelaide, South Australia
Age on arrival in Australia1
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngine fitter
AddressSouth Terrace, Clarence Park, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs S Stolz, South Terrace, Clarence Park, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in AAMC at Adelaide, South Australia.
Enlistment date6 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameStationary Hospital 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/70/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 5 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Stationary Hospital
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular

In 1899 was awarded a Public Exhibition at Ibay College where in 1900 he passed the Junior Public Exam with credit and was dux of his form. He was a member of the Edwardstown Institute and Committee.

FateKilled in Action 3 December 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialAri Burnu Cemetery (Row G, Grave 7), Gallipoli, Turkey
Commemoration detailsName is recorded on a Roll of Honour in St George the Martyr Church of England, Goodwood, South Australia: 'To the Gloy of God. In Honour of Our Lady, Blessed Michael the Archangel, Blessed George the Martyr and of all the Blessed Saints. To the dear Memory of all those who went forth from this Altar, where they offered the Holy Sacrifice of the Body and Blood of Christ, to give their lives in the Great War. This Screen is Blessed on Anzac Day 25 April 1922 being the Feast of Saint Mark the Evangelist.'~
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Sabina STOLZ. Native of London, England
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1091 Pte Ernest Edward STOLZ MM, 4th Field Ambulance, returned to Australia, 16 October 1918; Lt Frederick Carl STOLZ, 32nd Bn, returned to Australia, 21 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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