|Place||Middle East: Ottoman Empire, Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli|
|Place made||United Kingdom|
|Date made||c 1920|
First World War, 1914-1918
1914-15 Star: Private C W Stoerkel, 16 Battalion AIF
1914-15 Star. Impressed reverese with recipient's details.
Charles William Stoerkel enlisted as a private in 16 Battalion, AIF, on 11 September 1914. In early 1916 he transferred to 48 Battalion, AIF. He was commissioned in 1917. Stoerkel was awarded the Military Cross (MC) on 17 June 1917, and a bar to the MC on 3 May 1918. He was also mentioned in despatches in 1916. He returned to Australia in 1919.