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Soldier Details

Surname: STOKES
Forenames: George Edward
Date of Death: Wednesday 18th August 1915
Regiment: Bedfordshire
Battalion: 1st/5th
Rank: Private
Number: 3998
Cause of death: Died of wounds
Age: 27
Enlisted: Bedford
Resident: Kempston
Theatre of War: Gallipoli - Died at sea
Buried/Commemorated: Helles Memorial, Turkey
Grave/Memorial Details: Panel 54 and 218
Further information: Son of Joseph and Emma Stokes, of 20, King St., Kempston. 
National Roll Information:  
Newspaper Articles:  
Regimental Letters/Books: Taken from the "History of the 5th Battalion Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment (TA)", by Captain F.A.M. Webster, 1930. 3998. Pte Stokes G, died of wounds, 18-8-15. Died on board H.M.H.S. Dunluce Castle. Buried at sea between Suvla Bay and Mudros, 18-8-15.
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