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Walter STEWART

Regimental number2403
Place of birthPerth, Scotland
SchoolPublic School, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia35
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Donald Stewart, 57 Nile Street, Nelson, New Zealand
Previous military serviceServed in the 3rd (Auckland) Regiment, New Zealand Samoan Expeditionary Force.
Enlistment date30 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 October 1915
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 5 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 12 June 1916
Place of death or woundingFleurbaix, France
Age at death36
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialEstaires Communal Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 8), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
67
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Donald and Harriet Octavia STEWART, 57 Nile Street, New Zealand
Family/military connectionsCousin: 15423 Sapper David DONALD, 7th Field Company Engineers, killed in action, 28 April 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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