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Charles STEWART

Regimental number3929
Place of birthNewcastle, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressSelwyn Street, Merewether, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, J Stewart, Selwyn Street, Merewether, Newcastle, New South Wales
Enlistment date6 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Divisional Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 20 July 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Attested 22 October 1915; returned to Australia, 22 July 1917. Discharged, 30 October 1917 (medical unfitness not due to misconduct). War service: 2 years 8 days (of which 1 year 240 days was abroad. Re-enlisted, 26 April 1918, with the No. 54045. Discharged, 30 September 1919. War service (Western Front) (second enlistment): 1 year 153 days (of which 1 year 89 days was abroad).

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death23 June 1974
Place of burialCremated: Beresfield Crematorium, New South Wales

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