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Robert James STEWART

Regimental number2814
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationBushman
AddressWest Thebarton, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Height5'4.75"
Weight148 lbs
Next of kinFa & W, Robert Thomas Stewart, West Thebarton, SA - Mrs Verna Ruby Stewart, c/o W R Cooper, Middle Swan, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 January 1915
Place of enlistmentBlackboy Hill, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 July 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert Thomas and Jessie STEWART
Discharge date26 September 1918
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Boonah', 21 July 1918; disembarked Perth, 11 September 1918; discharged (medically unfit), Perth, 26 September 1918.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death17 September 1933
Age at death51
Place of burialWest Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, STEWART Robert James

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