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Regimental number522
AddressPerthshire, Scotland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, Peter Stewart, Perthshire, Scotland
Enlistment date13 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 29 June 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919

Military Cross

'During the attack on the Beaurevoir line, east of Peronne, on 3rd October 1918, about 150 of the enemy were forming up for a counter attack on the left flank of the battalion. Despite heavy machine gun fire, he, at the head of twelve men, attacked them, breaking up the counter attack, and capturing 30 enemy and three machine guns. His prompt and very gallant action saved what might have been a serious position at a critical period of the attack.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 10
Date: 29 January 1920

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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