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Regimental number 4214
Religion Church of England
Occupation Cane cutter
Address Uralba via Ballina, New South Wales
Marital status Single
Age at embarkation 22
Next of kin Mother, Mrs Emily Jane Stoker, Uralba via Ballina, New South Wales
Enlistment date 13 September 1915
Rank on enlistment Private
Unit name 26th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number 23/43/3
Embarkation details Unit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 28 March 1916
Rank from Nominal Roll Private
Unit from Nominal Roll 26th Battalion
Fate Killed in Action 5 November 1916
Place of burial A.I.F. Burial Ground, Grass Lane (Plot II, Row F, Grave No. 7), Flers, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
Australian War Memorial 109
Family/military connections Brother: 4215 Pte Edward James STOKER, 26th Bn, returned to Australia, 22 July 1917.
War service: Western Front
Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
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