Alexander STUART

OccupationElect engineer
Address'Dumbarton', Commercial Road, Footscray, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, 11 Maclean Street, Patrick, Glasgow, Scotland
Enlistment date19 July 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name24th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 2 June 1919

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and skill during the attack at Mont St. Quentin on 1st September 1918, when he led his company, in face of heavy opposition, and cleared the enemy out of their positions. His determination and courage in moving forward freely and amongst his command was a splendid example to all, and of great value in the operation.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. ^7
Date: 3 June 1919

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Cross, British War Medal, Victory Medal