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Ronald Hugh STUART

Regimental number255
Place of birthBulladelah, New South Wales
SchoolFort Street Public School, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressArtillery Barracks, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs D Sutton, Raymond Terrace, New South Wales
Previous military serviceRoyal Australian Garrison Artillery; Served in New South Wales Wales R.A. Garrison Artillery.
Enlistment date5 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameSiege Artillery Brigade
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/49/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 17 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Siege Brigade
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularGrand nephew of John McDouall Stuart the famous South Australian Explorer who crossed Australia from Adelaide to Van Diemen's Gulf in 1861-62.
FateDied of wounds 27 April 1917
Place of death or woundingArras, France
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialCabaret-Rouge British Cemetery (Plot XV, Row G, Grave No. 3), Souchez, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Hodge and Amelia McKay STUART

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