Albert Henry STEWART DCM

STEWART, Albert Henry

Service Number: 935
Enlisted: 20 February 1915, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: 27th Infantry Battalion
Born: Dundalk, Ireland, 20 April 1896
Home Town: Plympton, City of West Torrens, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Fitter
Died: Adelaide, South Australia, 8 May 1941, aged 45 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Edwardstown District WW1 Roll of Honor, Glenelg and District WW1 & WW2 Honour Board, Marion District Roll of Honour WW1, Plympton District Roll of Honor
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World War 1 Service

20 Feb 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Adelaide, South Australia
31 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 935, 27th Infantry Battalion
31 May 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 935, 27th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Geelong, Adelaide
12 Apr 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 27th Infantry Battalion
5 Aug 1919: Discharged AIF WW1

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Biography

"DISTINGUISHED CONDUCT MEDAL.

Sergeant A. H. Stewart, D.C.M., is the second eldest son of Mr. R. T. Stewart, Plympton. He is 20 years of age, and went through the Gallipoli campaign. Sergeant Stewart also served in Egypt. He has a brother with the troops in France, and another brother, quartermaster-sergeant Stewart has returned home wounded. Sergeant Stewart won the D.C.M. for keeping the trend mortars supplied with ammunition. He set a fine example by his pluck and skill." - from the Adelaide Chronicle 14 Oct 1916 (nla.gov.au)

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