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Cecil James STEWART

Regimental number2499
Place of birthAuburn, New South Wales
SchoolRosebank Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressNimbin, Richmond River, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Mr Charles James Stewart, Bellevue, Nimbin, Richmond River, New South Wales
Previous military serviceHe was a Member of the Rifle Club.
Enlistment date10 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name49th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/66/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 19 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 April 1918
Place of death or woundingDernancourt, France
Age at death23.7
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialDernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot X, Row H, Grave No. 19), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
149
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Sarah STEWART. Native of Auburn, Sydney, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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