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James STEWART

Regimental number1146
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFireman
AddressAt sea
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Enlistment date18 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit nameDivisional Signals Company 2, Section 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/12/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll
Medals

Military Medal

'For conspicuously good work under heavy shell fire on all occasions. In particular for work on night of 4th/5th August, 1916, when in company with Sapper TUCKER he repaired telephone lines and restored communication at a critical time during the operations at POZIERES working for over two hours under intense shelling without any cover. This N.C.O. has already been rcommended for distinction on 16th June, 1916 and 9th August, 1916.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

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Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 133
Date: 21 August 1917

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