John William STEWART

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Badge Number: 69960, Sub Branch: Tailem Bend
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STEWART, John William

Service Numbers: 632, 625
Enlisted: 9 October 1914, Enlisted at Sydney, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 32nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Bexhill, Richmond River, New South Wales, Australia, 1889
Home Town: Wallendbeen, Cootamundra, New South Wales
Schooling: Public & Catholic Schools, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Telephone Mechanic
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 15 June 1915
Cemetery: Shrapnel Valley Cemetery, Gallipoli
Plot 111, Row B, Grave 3 Rev. J. Hearne officiated Headstone inscription reads: Greater love hath no man than this he gave his life for his friend, Shrapnel Valley Cemetery, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Hawker Residents of Hawker Honour Roll, Hawker War Memorial Park, Hawker and District WW1 Roll of Honor
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World War 1 Service

9 Oct 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 632, 7th Light Horse Regiment, Enlisted at Sydney, NSW
20 Dec 1914: Involvement Private, 7th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
20 Dec 1914: Embarked Private, 7th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Ayrshire, Sydney
15 Jun 1915: Involvement Trooper, SN 632, 7th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
5 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private
18 Nov 1915: Embarked Private, SN 625, 32nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Geelong, Adelaide
18 Nov 1915: Involvement Private, SN 625, 32nd Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of E. Helena Bartholomew of Kangiara, NSW formerly of Cullingar Mines, Wallendbeen, NSW. Brother of Vera Stewart and Queenie Stewart

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