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William Kelvey STEWART

Regimental number6338
Place of birthPort Douglas
SchoolGrammar School, Dubbo, New South Wales
Other trainingSydney University - B.CL and LLB
AddressArmidale, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, Rev W Stewart, Armidale, New South Wales
Enlistment date12 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 9 September 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularActively connected with the Workers Educational Association of which he was Hon. Treasurer for some time. Very involved with University affairs.
FateKilled in Action 23 August 1918
Place of death or woundingProyart, near Peronne, France
Age at death33
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot III, Row H, Grave No. 14), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Rev. William and Catherine STEWART, "Kelvey", Anderson Street, Chatswood, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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