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William Alexander STUART

Regimental number3616
Place of birthManchester, England
SchoolState School, Tasmania
Age on arrival in Australia5
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressMoorleigh, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinA W Stuart, Moorleigh, NW Coast, Tasmania
Enlistment date5 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 10 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 6 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialRue-Petillon Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row J, Grave No. 25), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
156
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Alexander William STUART, Moorleah, Tasmania and of Sarah Jessie CARTER
Family/military connectionsTwo other brothers enlisted, were wounded in France but returned.

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