Leslie Peter (Jack) STEWART

STEWART, Leslie Peter

Service Number: 1662
Enlisted: 15 August 1916, 2 years Militia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 19th Infantry Battalion
Born: Balmain New South Wales, July 1895
Home Town: Balmain, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Carpenter
Died: Balmain, NSW, 13 August 1972, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: New South Wales Garden of Remembrance (Rookwood Necropolis)
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World War 1 Service

15 Aug 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 1662, Light Trench Mortar Batteries, 2 years Militia
9 Nov 1916: Involvement Private, 1662, Light Trench Mortar Batteries, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '4' embarkation_place: Sydney embarkation_ship: HMAT Benalla embarkation_ship_number: A24 public_note: ''
9 Nov 1916: Embarked Private, 1662, Light Trench Mortar Batteries, HMAT Benalla, Sydney
13 Mar 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 55th Infantry Battalion
26 May 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 19th Infantry Battalion
1 May 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, 1662, 19th Infantry Battalion, 2nd MD

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Biography contributed by Evan Evans

From Rosie Patrielli

I’m a descendant of William Henry Stewart (4.10.1833 - 23.8.1899) William married Frances Palmer on 18 July 1859. They lived at 324 Darling Street.

John Robert Stewart (24.5.1860 - 17.12.1926) was their eldest son. He married Mary Anne Kemp in 1886 and had 6 sons. They all lived at 29 Mort Street.
My Great-Grandfather, Jack Stewart was the 2nd youngest son. He married Hilda Boughton in 1920 and they moved to Gladesville. Jack worked at Morts Dock where he suffered a fatal injury.

The is a photo of my Poppa Jack with his brother Leslie Peter Stewart. Uncle Peter was a carpenter and served with the 3rd Battalion in the First World War.

My husband and I moved to Balmain in 1999. A chair my Great-Granduncle made stands in my kitchen. It reminds me of a great family history and my connection to this place