George Stone

First Name: 
George
Last Name: 
Stone
Mother's Name: 
Norah (nee Rutty)
Father's Name: 
George Stone
Date Enlisted: 
Friday, August 20, 1915
Rank at Enlistment: 
Pte
Rank at Discharge: 
Pte
Unit: 
15th battalion
Service: 
Infantry
Awards: 
British War Medal
Victory Medal
Date of Death: 
Monday, November 4, 1940
Place of Death: 
North Sydney
Details: 

George Stone was born in Mount Kembla in 1888, the son of George and Norah Stone. He was a local farmer and 27 years old when he enlisted in the AIF on the 20th of August, 1915. #4903 Private Stone embarked on HMAT A73 Commonwealth with the 15th Reinforcements 15th Battalion on the 28th of March, 1916. He served on the Western front and survived the War, returning home to be discharged on the 23rd of April, 1919. In 1921 George married Annie Erickson and they raised a family. George died on the 4th of November, 1940, in North Sydney.

Sources: 
NAA: B2455; STONE GEORGE

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