Wyndham History

Alexander Crawford Lindsay Stewart (1886-1937)

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Type

Title

Alexander Crawford Lindsay Stewart (1886-1937)

Contributor

Date

1915

Publisher

Wyndham City Libraries

Format

text

Language

eng

World War One Veterans Item Type Metadata

Name

Alexander Crawford Lindsay Stewart

Birth Date

Birthplace

Service Number

1344

Enlistment Date

Next of Kin

Mrs Phoebe Stewart
17 Cowper Street,
Footscray
Mother

Address at time of Enlistment

17 Cowper Street,
Footscray

Occupation

Marital Status

Single

Death Date

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

Medals and Entitlements

1914-15 Star
British War Medal
Victory Medal

Citation

“Alexander Crawford Lindsay Stewart (1886-1937),” Wyndham History, accessed July 29, 2021, https://www.wyndhamhistory.net.au/index.php/items/show/2534.

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