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Stone, Ernest George (430/3949)

Place of Birth: Hobart, TAS

Age: 25 years 4 months

Enlistment Details: Thursday, 20 August 1914 – Albert Park, VIC

Service Number: 430/3949            view online service record

176 Princes Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Next of Kin:
Charles Stone (father)
c/o Mount Lyell Co
Adelaide, SA

Embarkation Details:
Date: Wednesday, 21 October 1914
Ship: HMAT Orvieto A3
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 5th Infantry Battalion

RTA: Saturday, 9 September 1916
Discharged: Thursday, 25 January 1917

Brother: Roy Clifford Stone

re-enlisted 30 July 1915


  • Brian Membrey
    Posted July 24, 2016 11.33 am 0Likes

    Although not directly linked in any records, he was the elder brother of Roy Clifford STONE, died of wounds 12 April, 1918. Roy Stone nominated Ernest at 80 Spring Street as his next of kin, this address shown when Ernest was awarded a pension after he returned in 1917. Roy’s archives list his father’s whereabouts as unknown, a letter from his mother prior to medals being issued suggesting that her husband had deserted her around 1906 and she had not seen him since. She was awarded Roy’s medals, Memorial Plaque and Scroll.

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