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Rowland Hamilton STUART

Regimental number2163
Place of birthAdamstown, Newcastle, New South Wales
SchoolAdamstown Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBoilermaker's labourer
AddressThomas Street, Adamstown, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Height5' 6.5"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah Elizabeth Stuart, Thomas Street, Adamstown, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date20 September 1915
Place of enlistmentNewcastle, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 16 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll30th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 July 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Rowland spelt Roland
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death35.3
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialRue-Petillon Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row K, Grave No. 43), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
117
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Sarah Elizabeth STUART, Thomas Street, Adamstown, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsCousin: 2486 Pte Norman YEATES, 30th Bn, killed in action, 11 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Embarked Sydney, 16 February 1916; disembarked Suez, 23 March 1916.

Proceeded to 30th Bn from 8th Training Bn, Zeitoun, 1 April 1916; taken on strength, 30th Bn, Ferry Post, 1 April 1916.

Embarked to join the British Expeditionary Force, 16 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 June 1916.

Killed in action, 20 July 1916.

Buried at Eaton Hall, Croix Blanche, by Reverend Cranston, 20 July 1916.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, STUART Rowland Hamilton

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