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Robert Chaffey STUART

Regimental number3750
Place of birthNaracoorte South Australia
AddressNarracoorte, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Stuart, Narracoorte, South Australia
Enlistment date24 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT RMS Malwa on 2 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Light Trench Mortar Battery
FateReturned to Australia 13 April 1919

Meritorious Service Medal

'During the period 26th March to 16th September 1918 this N.C.O. has consistently displayed gallant conduct and devotion to duty whilst acting as Battery Quartermaster Sergeant. On numerous occasions he has rendered excellent service under heavy fire in getting forward rations and ammunition to the section in the line. His conduct at all times has been deserving of the highest praise.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 67
Date: 3 June 1919

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