James Roy STOKES

STOKES, James Roy

Service Number: 2262
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 52nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Parkes, New South Wales, Australia, 7 October 1893
Home Town: Springsure, Central Highlands, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Stockman
Died: Gastric Carcinoma (mustard gas effects), Emerald, Queensland, Australia, 19 April 1928, aged 34 years
Cemetery: Emerald Cemetery, Qld
Originally listed as Grave 177 in Old Emerald Cemetery but unmarked and now not listed on Council records. Sadly he is an Anzac in an unknown grave on Australian soil. The Stokes family is planning a memorial headstone (liaising with RSL).
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
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World War 1 Service

16 Aug 1916: Involvement Private, SN 2262, 52nd Infantry Battalion
16 Aug 1916: Embarked Private, SN 2262, 52nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Boorara, Brisbane

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