STOCK, Ernest Percy
(Service number 33156)

First Rank Sergeant Last Rank


Date 29 November 1889 Place of Birth Clinton

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment 2 Hewling Street, Timaru
Occupation Railway clerk
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin D. STOCK (brother), 614 Barbadoes Street, St Albans, Christchurch
Religion Church of England
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Reinforcements J Company
Date 2 April 1917
Transport Corinthic
Embarked From Destination Plymouth, Devon, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

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Date 2 August 1954 Age 64 years
Place of Death Christchurch
Memorial or Cemetery Woodlawn Gardens Crematorium, Christchurch
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Ernest Percy Stock was born on 29 November 1889 at Clinton, South Otago, the seventh son of David Collard and Augusta Elizabeth (née James) Stock. E. P Stock was one of four infantry non-commissioned officers who left Timaru on 23 August 1916 with the 20th Reinforcements draft to go into training for the Twenty-second Reinforcements. His brother, Albert Edward Stock, was called up. Ernest married Edith Amelia Faris in 1921.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [15 August 2020]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [16 August 2020]; Woodlaw Gardens Crematorium plaque image (Find A Grave) [16 August 2020]; Timaru Herald, 23 August 1916 (Papers Past) [19 December 2015]

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