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William Ivan Stewart STORY

Regimental number210
Date of birth16 April 1894
Place of birthCowell, South Australia
OccupationBank clerk
AddressPercy Terrace, West Croydon, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20.9
Height5' 5"
Weight123 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah Jane Story, Crystal Brook, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the 24th Australian Light Horse, Citizen Military Forces
Enlistment date15 February 1915
Place of enlistmentKeswick, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Garden of Remembrance, South Australia
Discharge date25 July 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Warwickshire', 5 April 1919; appointment terminated (discharged), 25 July 1919.

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

Also served in World War II: Service No S75912
Date of death13 October 1979
Age at death85
Place of burialCentennial Park Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, STORY William Ivan Stewart

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