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Place of birthRockhampton, Queensland
OccupationMedical practitioner
Address128 Bolsoon Street, Rockhampton, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Dr S Stuart, 128 Bolsoon Street, Rockhampton, Queensland
Enlistment date7 October 1914
Place of enlistmentN/A
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit name3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/41/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A51 Chilka on 2 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant-Colonel
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 3138 (5 June 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 113 (6 October 1919).

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 30746 (14 June 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 173 (7 November 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 10 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Simson and Annie Ada STUART

Distinguished Service Order

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 113
Date: 6 October 1919

Discharge date19 October 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Oxfordshire', 10 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 13 August 1919, for onward travel to Brisbane; discharged (appointment terminated), 19 October 1919.

Medals: Distinguished Service Order, MSBV

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death7 January 1936
Age at death47
Place of burialBrisbane Crematorium, Queensland
SourcesNAA: B2455, STUART Gerald E M

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