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Christopher Greenwood STEWART

Regimental number3381
Date of birth7 December 1874
Place of birthBelfast, Co Antrim, Ireland
AddressWest Brunswick, Victoria
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation43
Height5' 7.5"
Weight133 lbs
Next of kinDaughter, Miss G Stewart, 33 Ship Street, Belfast, Ireland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date6 November 1917
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 2 February 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateDischarged 17 September 1919
Discharge date17 September 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Embarked Sydney on HMAT 'Wiltshire', 2 February 1918; disembarked Suez, 11 March 1918; entrained for embarkation overseas, 19 March 1918.

Embarked Alexandria on 'El Kahua', 20 March 1918; disembarked Southampton, 20 April 1918, and taken on strength of 9th Training Bn, Fovant; attending School of Instruction, Gosport, 7 October 1918; rejoined unit from Cookery School, Gosport, 28 October 1918; appointed Acting Sergeant, Codford, 18 December 1918; promoted to Temporary 2nd Corporal, Tidworth, 1 May 1919; moved out from No 3 Group, Hurdcott, 22 August 1919.

Discharged London, 17 September 1919.

British War Medal.
SourcesNAA: B2455, STEWART Christopher Greenwood

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