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Ernest Roy STONE

Regimental number6346
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPotter
AddressRailway Reserve, Ballarat East, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, W Stone, Railway Reserve, Ballarat East, Victoria
Enlistment date6 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 11 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe was awarded the Military Medal for Bravery at Bullecourt.
FateKilled in Action 20 September 1917
Place of death or woundingMenin Road, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Plot XLVII, Row H, Grave No. 5), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
54
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Henry and Susan STONE, 36 George Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 189
Date: 8 November 1917

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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