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David Walter STEWART

Regimental number1783
Place of birthBraidwood, New South Wales
SchoolPerth Modern School, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSchool teacher
Address20 Railway Parade, Leederville, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Walter David Stewart, 20 Railway Parade, Leederville, Western Australia
Enlistment date25 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 9 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialBethlehem Farm East Cemetery (Row E, Grave No. 2), Messines, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Walter David and Amelia STEWART, 13 Park Road, Mt. Lawley, Perth, Western Australia. Native of Braidwood, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsCousin: 4017 Pte Fred ARCHER, 47th Bn, killed in action, 10 August 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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