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Robert James STEWART

Regimental number1615
Place of birthDookie Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationEngine driver
AddressBlinco Street, Fremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ethel Elizabeth Stewart, 46 Arundle Street, Fremantle, Western Australia
Enlistment date21 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll31 January 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name51st Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 17 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollWarrant Officer (Class II)
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 12 July 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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