Lt Ernest Stockton MC, CdeG

The MIC address is the home, in 1911 of Albert Stockton born 1881 . This must be his brother

You can then find him in 1891 census with his parents, and the parents leads to Ernest in 1901 census

1894 Apr/Jun Born Manchester

1901 census at 22, Upper Conran Street, North Manchester

1911 census at 25 Acton Street Blackley Manchester

1917 Jun 22. Commissioned 2nd Lt in Cheshire Regt. Ches. B. —Actg. Serjt.-Maj . Ernest Stockton, from A. Cyclist Corps .

1918 Dec 22 Promoted Lt

1919 Jan 31. MC Citation gazetted. 2nd Lt. Ernest Stockton, Ches. R , attd 12 h Bn. (SALONIKA ) For conspicuous gallantry in the attack on the "P" ridge on 18th September, 1918. His platoon objective was on P3, and on reaching P4 they came under intense fire from machine guns, trench mortars and bombs . His platoon suffered heavy casualties, and he himself was wounded, but rallied his men and led them forward with the greatest determination. Severely wounded a second time, he still carried on until compelled to give in through exhaustion and loss of blood. He showed splendid pluck and devotion to duty

1919 Jul 21. Croix de Guerre gazetted

1921 Mar 21. Married in Sheffield to Elsie Eyett

1921 Apr 14. Accepted in England. Joined ADRIC with service no. 1901. Posted to R Coy.

1921 May 14 Posted to P Coy

1922 Jan He appears to have served till demobilisation

1924 Apr 26. Leaves UK for Australia. He is a male nurse travelling with his wife and 2 year old daughter

1935 Jun 19. Died Petersham, New South Wales. There does not seem to have been an inquest, so I assume it was natural causes

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