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John Powell McKenzie STEWART

Regimental number337
Place of birthBenalla, Victoria
OccupationMotor driver
AddressBenalla, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height6' 0"
Weight182 lbs
Next of kinFather, W A Stewart, Benalla, Victoria
Previous military service16th L.H.
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A18 Wiltshire on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Heavy Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 12 October 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name John Powell
Discharge date23 February 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1992 Driver William Archibald STEWART, 2nd Motor Transport Company, returned to Australia, 27 April 1919.
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Lyttleton', 23 October 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 25 December 1918; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 23 February 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death8 October 1924
Age at death28
Place of burialBenalla Cemetery, Victoria
SourcesNAA: B2455, STEWART John Powell McKenzie

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