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David Francis Luke STEWART

Regimental number2326
Date of birth18 October 1892
Place of birthMildura, Victoria
SchoolMildura State School, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationHorticulturist
AddressRenmark, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Mary Stewart, Renmark, South Australia
Enlistment date15 December 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 28 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 24 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Other details

War service: Palestine, Syria. Wounded in action, March 1918; invalided to 2nd Casualty Clearing Station; recovered and returned to duty.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death18 September 1948
Age at death55
Place of burialRenmark Cemetery, South Australia

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