Albert Charles STUART-MASON

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STUART-MASON, Albert Charles

Service Number: Officer
Enlisted: 18 November 1915, Liverpool, New South Wales
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: 3rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Bondi, New South Wales, 24 May 1890
Home Town: Randwick, Randwick, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Bank official
Died: Killed in Action, France, 25 July 1918, aged 28 years
Cemetery: La Kreule Military Cemetery, Hazebrouck
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

18 Nov 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, Liverpool, New South Wales
25 Jul 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant
8 Nov 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, SN Officer, 3rd Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
8 Nov 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 3rd Infantry Battalion, SS Port Nicholson, Sydney
30 Sep 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 3rd Infantry Battalion
25 Jul 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 3rd Infantry Battalion, "Peaceful Penetration - Low-Cost, High-Gain Tactics on the Western Front"

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The details provided are taken from the book "Stealth Raiders - a few daring men in 1918" written by Lucas Jordan, published 2017, refer to page 276. Prior to the war he was a bank officer of Randwick NSW. He enlisted 18th Nov 1915 aged 25 years. He served with the 3rd Infantry Battalion, rising to the rank of Lieutenant. Unfortunately, he was Killed In Action 25th July 1918, Rest In Peace, Lest We Forget.

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

"Only son of the late Mr. John Stuart-Mason, of Bond street, Sydney, and of Mrs. Stuart-Mason, of Curlew, Soudan-street, Randwick. He has been killed in action in France. Lieut. Stuart-Mason was a well-known amateur athlete, and was a member of the Sydney Hunt Club. He played interstate lacrosse, and was the possessor of several medals for lifesaving. Prior to enlisting he was a member of the head office staff of the Commonwealth Bank." - from the Sydney Mail 21 Aug 1918 (nla.gov.au)

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