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Regimental number29608
Place of birthManchester, England
SchoolCanvendish St School, Manchester, England
Age on arrival in Australia18
ReligionChurch of England
AddressHannan Street, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, J H Stoney, 65 Higher Cambridge Street, C on M, Manchester, England
Enlistment date11 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 118
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/136/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 3 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 1 October 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialBirr Cross Roads Cemetery (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 4), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James H. and Charlotte STONEY, 65 Higher Cambridge Stret, Manchester, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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