George Sproule STOKES

  • POW number: 45
  • Name: STOKES, George Sproule
  • Listed as: n/a
  • Age: 23
  • Rank: Soldier
  • Soldier type: Rapid Fire Gunner
  • Occupation and special skills: n/a
  • Unit: Anti-tank Unit
  • Place of birth: New South Wales
  • Place of capture: Lassul Bay coast
  • Above information is a direct translation from the Japanese list. If incorrect we will not amend it.
  • POW number: 45
  • Name: STOKES, George Sproule
  • Listed as: n/a
  • Age: 23
  • Rank: Soldier
  • Soldier type: Rapid Fire Gunner
  • Occupation and special skills: n/a
  • Unit: Anti-tank Unit
  • Place of birth: New South Wales
  • Place of capture: Lassul Bay coast
  • Above information is a direct translation from the Japanese list. If incorrect we will not amend it.
  • Name: STOKES, George Sproule
  • Listed as: n/a
  • Age: 23
  • Nationality: Australian
  • Name: STOKES, George Sproule
  • Service number: NX22874
  • Presumed lost aboard the Montevideo Maru
  • Date of birth: 5-Sep-18
  • Service number: NX22874
  • Nationality: Australian
  • Above information taken from the persons service record.
  • Date of birth: 5-Sep-18
  • Service number: NX22874
  • Nationality: Australian
  • Above information taken from the persons service record.
  • Internee number: 45
  • Occupation and special skills: n/a
  • Place of capture: Lassul Bay coast
  • Although this person's name does not appear on either the Japanese or the English list recently received by the National Archives of Australia. His service file indicates that his next of kin was notified of his death aboard the Montevideo Maru.
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This person can be viewed on the English list at page 42 and on the Japanese list at page 22.


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  • George is still remembered by his family. 25/04/2020

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