Hartley James STEWART

STEWART, Hartley James

Service Number: 1288
Enlisted: 26 May 1915, Keswick, South Australia
Last Rank: Driver
Last Unit: 14th Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Watervale, South Australia, April 1895
Home Town: Athelstone, Campbelltown, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Gardener
Died: Died of wounds, France, 23 August 1918
Cemetery: Daours Communal Cemetery Extension, France
Daours Communal Cemetery Extension, Daours, Picardie, France
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Athelstone Memorial Hall, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Watervale War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

26 May 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 1288, Keswick, South Australia
14 Sep 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 1288, 9th Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
14 Sep 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 1288, 9th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Ballarat, Adelaide
23 Aug 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Driver, 1288, 14th Field Artillery Brigade , "The Last Hundred Days"


Hartley James Stewart Reg. No. 1288 was the son of John and Edith Stewart of Athelstone, South Australia. His place of birth is listed as Watervale, South Australia. He enlisted as a member of the 9th Light Horse Regiment, on the 1st 0f April 1916 he transferred to the 14th Australian Field Artillery Brigade. He was a gardener by occupation. In September 14th 1915, he embarked from Adelaide on HMAT Ballarat A70. He died on 23rd of August 1918 of a shell wound to the chest. He is buried at Daours Community Cemetery, Daours, Picardy, France. He was 23 years of age.


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