James Alexander STEWART

Regimental number6317
Place of birthManchester, England
Address26 Australia Street, Newtown, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation40
Height5' 7"
Weight148 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs E A Stewart, 26 Australia Street, Newtown, New South Wales
Enlistment date26 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 9 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 17 March 1917
Other details

War service: England

Embarked Sydney, 9 September 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 26 October 1916.

Found guilty, Fovant, 23 November 1916, of being absent without leave, 6 am to 2 pm, 21 November 1916: awarded 7 days' confined to barracks, and forfeiture of 1 day's pay under Royal Warrant.

Marched in to 1st Training Bn, 8 December 1916.

Medical report, 14 December 1916, stated age to be 51, and noted disability as 'senility and lumbago'.

Marched to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 5 January 1917.

Commenced return to Australia from Plymouth on board HT 'Beltana', 17 March 1917; discharged (medically unfit: arterio-sclerosis), Sydney, 14 June 1917 .

Medal: British War Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSee 840 James Alexander STEWART for first period of service.
SourcesNAA: B2455, STEWART James Alexander