Biography

Birth date: 01 March 1880
Death date: 10 November 1938
Final rank: Temporary Lieutenant Colonel
Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918
Unit: 11th Australian Infantry Battalion

Rolls and Awards

First World War Embarkation Roll

  • Rank: 2nd Lieutenant
  • Date of embarkation: 02 November 1914
  • Place of embarkation: Fremantle

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Mention in despatches

  • Unit: 11th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Distinguished Service Order

  • Unit: 11th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Distinguished Service Order

  • Unit: 11th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Distinguished Service Order

  • Unit: 11th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Mention in despatches

  • Unit: 11th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Collection Items

Photograph

P02321.056

Informal outdoor portrait of three officers of the 3rd Australian Training Battalion based at Perham Downs on Salisbury Plain, United Kingdom. Identified are: Lieutenant (Lt) Eric John Carl Stopp, Adjutant, (on the left) a 20 year old clerk from Kent Town South Australia who embarked as a 2nd...

P02321.056

Timeline

Date of birth 1880-03-01
Date promoted 1914-09-18 Appointed second lieutenant.
Other units 1914-09-18 11 Battalion.
Date of embarkation 1914-11-02
Other 1915-01-01 Commanding Officer, 8 Platoon, B Company, 11 Battalion.
Date promoted 1915-02-01 Appointed lieutenant.
Date promoted 1915-12-02 Appointed captain.
Date of recommendation honour or award 1918-03-08
Date promoted 1918-04-03 Appointed Temporary Lieutenant Colonel.
Other units 1918-04-03 Temporary Commanding Officer 9 Battalion.
Other units 1918-05-11 11 Battalion.
Other units 1918-05-16 Temporary Commanding Officer 10 Battalion.
Other 1918-05-16 - 1918-05-20 Commanding Officer of the 10th Battalion.
Date of honour or award 1918-05-28 Mention in Despatches.
Other units 1918-05-28 Temporary Commanding Officer 11 Battalion.
Date returned to Australia 1918-09-24
Other 1919-01-13 AIF appointment terminated.
Date of honour or award 1919-06-03 Awarded the Distinguished Service Order.
Date of death 1938-11-10