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William Archibald STEWART

Regimental number1992
Place of birthIndi, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationAuctioneer's clerk
AddressSalisbury Street, Benalla, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 11"
Weight154.5 lbs
Next of kinFather, W A Stewart, Salisbury Street, Benalla, Victoria
Previous military service5 yrs. Interpreter 16th A.C.H.
Enlistment date18 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 June 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 26 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Motor Transport Company
FateReturned to Australia 27 April 1919
Discharge date2 August 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 337 Lance Corporal John Powell McKenzie STEWART, 36th Heavy Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 12 October 1918.
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Runic', 27 April 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 10 June 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 2 August 1919.

MSBv
Date of death16 April 1925
Age at death27
Place of burialBenalla Cemetery, Victoria
SourcesNAA: B2455, STEWART William Archibald

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