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Stuart Milligan ANDERSON

Date of birth23 September 1879
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSoldier
AddressVictoria Barracks, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinWife, Mrs S M Anderson, c/o K B Anderson Esq., The Knowle, Swanage, Dorset, England
Previous military serviceA and I Staff
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentMajor
Unit nameDivisional Artillery Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/10/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board TRANSPORT A9 Shropshire on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollBrigadier-General
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Division Artillery
Promotions

Major


Unit: Royal Field Artillery
Promotion date: 30 October 1914

COL (Temporary Brigadier)


Unit: Staff 1st Division
Promotion date: 12 October 1917

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Service Order


Consistent good work. Valuable and meritorious service rendered at Sailly and Pozieres.
Recommendation date: 6 October 1916

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29890 (2 January 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103 (29 June 1917).

Brevet Lieutenant Colonel


Consistent good work and valuable instruction services as Commandant of the 1st Anzac Artillery School from November 1916 to July 1917.
Recommendation date: 30 September 1917

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Second Supplement No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).

Mention in Despatches


Recommendation date: 8 March 1918

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31089 (31 December 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61 (23 May 1919).

FateDischarged 22 February 1919
Medals

Distinguished Service Order


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103
Date: 29 June 1917

The American Distinguished Service Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 119
Date: 17 October 1919

Other detailsMedals: Distinguished Service Order, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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