George Alexander (Sandor) STOLZ

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STOLZ, George Alexander

Service Number: 1181
Enlisted: 6 October 1914, Morphettville, South Australia
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 1st Stationary Hospital (AIF)
Born: Hornsey, England , 24 January 1886
Home Town: Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia
Schooling: Sturt Street School and Way College, Adelaide
Occupation: Engine Fitter
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, Ottoman Empire, 3 December 1915, aged 29 years
Cemetery: Ari Burnu Cemetery, Gallipoli
Row G, Grave 7 Commemorated in St George the Martyr Church of England at Goodwood, SA
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial (South Australia), Edwardstown Roll of Honor WW1, Goodwood M Anglican Church / District Fallen of WW1 and WW II*, Unley Arch*, Unley HB01 Town Hall*
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World War 1 Service

6 Oct 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Morphettville, South Australia
5 Dec 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1181, 1st Stationary Hospital (AIF), HMAT Kyarra, Melbourne
5 Dec 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1181, 1st Stationary Hospital (AIF), ANZAC Gallipoli
3 Dec 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 1181, ANZAC Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of George Stolz and Sabina Stolz nee Walker of South Terrace, Clarnece Park, SA. Brother of Ernest Edward Stolz MM who returned to Australia on 16 October 1918 having served with the 4th Field Ambulance and Frederick Carl Stolz who returned to Australia on 21 March 1919 having served with the 32nd Battalion and  Robert Hermann Stolz

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

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 also a member of the Edwardstown Institute Committee.

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