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Alexander Crawford Lindsay Stewart (1886-1937)

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“Alexander Crawford Lindsay Stewart (1886-1937),” Wyndham History, accessed October 24, 2020, http://www.wyndhamhistory.net.au/items/show/2534.
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Title

Alexander Crawford Lindsay Stewart (1886-1937)

Subject

Stewart, Alexander Crawford Lindsay

Publisher

Wyndham City Libraries

Date

1915

Contributor

Sandra King

Format

text

Language

eng

Type

Text

Biographical Text

No.1344  Private Alexander Crawford Lindsay Stewart
War Service

Alexander Crawford Lindsay Stewart, enlisted in the AIF on 14 April 1915 in Melbourne.

His enlistment papers described him as: 5 foot 8 ½ inches tall, weighing 12 stone 7 pounds, with a fresh complexion, blue eyes and brown hair. His religion was listed as Church of England.

Private Stewart embarked with his unit, from Melbourne, aboard HMAT A14 Euripides on 10 May 1915.  After a short period of time in England, he was sent to France as part of the 6th Machine Gun Battalion.

While in France, Alexander Stewart suffered from a variety of minor ailments – influenza, a septic foot, eczema and dermatitis.

He returned to Australia on 29 August 1918 aboard HMAT D21 Medic and was discharged, medically unfit due to haemorrhoids, on 15 November 1918.

Medals and Entitlements:
  • 1914/15 Star
  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Bibliography

A.I.F. Project
www.aif.adfa.edu.au

Ancestry.com

Australian War Memorial
awm.gov.au

National Archives of Australia
naa.gov.au

Victorian Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages
www.bdm.vic.gov.au

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