Duncan STOCK

STOCK, Duncan

Service Numbers: 84, 2842
Enlisted: 1 October 1899
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 8th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Hotspur, Victoria, 1865
Home Town: Sandford, Glenelg, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Casterton, Victoria, 1949, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Carapook Church Roll of Honor, Carapook State School Roll of Honour, Sandford War Memorial
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Boer War Service

1 Oct 1899: Enlisted Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion), Private, SN 84, 1st Victorian Mounted Rifles
1 Oct 1899: Involvement Lieutenant, 5th Victorian Mounted Rifles
1 Oct 1899: Involvement Private, SN 84, 1st Victorian Mounted Rifles
31 Oct 1899: Involvement Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion), Lieutenant, 5th Victorian Mounted Rifles

World War 1 Service

12 Sep 1916: Involvement Private, SN 2842, 8th Light Horse Regiment
12 Sep 1916: Embarked Private, SN 2842, 8th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Hymettus, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Julianne Ryan

Father John STOCK and Mother Christina Stock (nee McLENNAN)
living at lived at Carapook & Sandford

Duncan was the 6th of 12 children.

NOK in service:-

Eldest sibling - Sister - Elizabeth Esther STOCK b. 1858 Hotspur, VIC - d.1899, Ballarat,VIC
m. Edward RICHARDS, (b.1862, Ballarat, VIC -  d. 1942, Melbourne, VIC)

Nephew:  Edward John 'Jack' RICHARDS, b. 1885, Tyrendarra, Vic,
              #286  - WW1, 1st AIF, 11th Battalion, Gallipoli
              2nd Lieutenant - WW1 4th Sqaudron, AFC, France
              later a Journalist

Nephew:  Leslie James RICHARDS, b. 1892, Sandford, VIC - d. 1969, Armadale, VIC
              #83 WW1, 1st AIF, - Sergeant in 10th Light Horse Regiment
              20/10/1914  enlisted
              6/7/1919      returned to Australia
              Memorial:  Carapook WW1 Honour Roll

Sister:     Margaret Ann "Maggie STOCK
               born in 1863 Digby, Victoria
               WW1 1st AIF, Nurse
               1930         died in Geelong, Victoria
               Memorial:   Carapook Honour Roll

Brother:  Alexander STOCK
              born in 1870, Muntham parish, Sandford, S-W Victoria,
              lived at Carapook, Sandford, Western Australia & Portland, Vic.
              1899    Boer War - Service #503
              Trooper in 2nd Australian Commonwealth Horse (VIV) Contingent
              Service #158 - Private with 16th Battalion
              12/9/1914   enlisted in WWI (as Thomas WILLIAMS)
              25/4/1915   landed in ANZAC
              21/7/1918   returned to Australia
              1947           died in Portland, Victoria
              Memorial:    Carapook Honour Roll
 
Brother:  Thomas STOCK
              b. 1876, Sandford, S-W Victoria
              lived at Carapook & Sandford
              1899        Boer War - Service #89
              Trooper in 1st Victorian Mounted Rifles (1st Contingent)
              9/2/1900  killed in action - Battle of Rensburg, South Africa
              Memorial:  Cypress Tree at Casterton Hospital gates.
              Memorial:  Casterton Boer War Memorial

 

Duncan STOCK  was born in 1864, Hotspur, S-W Victoria
lived with parents and family at Hotspur, Carapook & Sandford

1899          Boer War - service #84.
                 Trooper in 1st Victorian Mounted Rifles (1st Contingent)

2/6/1916    enlisted into WWI - service # 2842.
                 Trooper in 8th Light Horse Regiment

11/9/1917  wounded in action, Palestine

3/7/1919    returned to Australia

1949          died in Casteron, Victoria

Memorials: - Casterton Boer War Memorial
                - Carapook WW1 Honour Roll
                - Casterton Town Hall WW1 Honour Roll
                - Muntham WW1 Honour Roll
                - Sandford War Memorial

Submitted by Julianne T Ryan.  24/7/2016.  Lest we forget.

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