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Edward STEWART

Regimental number2422
Place of birthFitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationHairdresser
AddressOra Banda, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Height5' 9"
Weight168 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Clara Stewart, Ora Banda PO, Ora Banda, Western Australia
Enlistment date4 May 1916
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A39 Port Macquarie on 13 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 11 October 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Date of fate incorrectly entered on Nominal Roll as 11 December 1917.
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
138
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Fremantle, 13 October 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 12 December 1916.

Proceeded overseas to France, 10 February 1917; taken on strength, 44th Bn, in the field, 13 April 1917.

Wounded in action, 31 July 1917; rejoined Bn, 5 August 1917.

Missing in action, 11 October 1917.

Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 8 May 1918, concluded 'Killed in action, 11 October 1917'.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, STEWART Edward

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