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Alexander Chamberlain STUART

Regimental number2621
Place of birthIndia
SchoolLa Martenan College, Lucknow, India
Age on arrival in Australia22
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
Address98 Eighth grove, Maylands, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ruth Wakeford, Burracoppin, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Volunteers in India.
Enlistment date14 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 22 August 1918
Place of death or woundingBray, Somme Sector, France
Age at death31
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row E, Grave No. 7), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
137
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Ruth WAKEFORD (formerly STUART), Burracoppin, Western Australia and the late Alexandra M. STUART
Family/military connectionsBrother Charles Edward Gordon Stuart killed.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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