Clair Mack STEWART


STEWART, Clair Mack

Service Number: WX15839
Enlisted: 18 August 1941, Claremont, Western Australia.
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: "Z" Special Unit
Born: Southern Cross, Western Australia, 17 February 1910
Home Town: Mosman Park, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Railway Employee
Died: Executed (POW of Japan), Malaya, 7 July 1945, aged 35 years
Cemetery: Kranji War Cemetery
Grave Location: Coll. Grave 28. A. 1-10.
Memorials: Australian Commando Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Mosman Park Memorial Rotunda, Operations Jaywick & Rimau
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World War 2 Service

18 Aug 1941: Enlisted Private, SN WX15839, Claremont, Western Australia.
19 Aug 1941: Involvement Private, SN WX15839
20 Mar 1945: Imprisoned
7 Jul 1945: Involvement Corporal, SN WX15839, "Z" Special Unit, Prisoners of War

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Biography contributed by Kathleen Bambridge

His role in the Z Special Forces was captured in the film The Highest Honour also known as Heroes of the Krait 1982 directed by John McLean.

Biography contributed by Daniel Bishop

Son of Alexander Lewis & Maud STEWART.

Next of Kin - Wife:  Juanita STEWART.