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Benjamin STEWART

Regimental number2319
Place of birthBrunswick, Victoria
SchoolCambridge St State School, Collingwood, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationPrinter
Address16 Ballarat Street, Collingwood, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Hosking, 16 Ballarat Street, Collingwood, Victoria
Enlistment date12 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 27 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 9 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death38
Age at death from cemetery records38
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetery (Plot IX, Row D, Grave No. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
97
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William John and Elizabeth STEWART, 92 Campbell Street, Collingwood, Victoria. Native of Brunswick, Victoria

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