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
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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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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