Topic: Robert James STEWART

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Declared age: 24 years.                               Height: 5'8½"

Weight: 11 st 7lb                                           Chest: 35" - 38"

Complexion: Fair                                           Eyes: Blue

Hair: Light

Last Employer: J KEBBELL, Ohau

Probate: Archives NZ Wellington


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Robert James STEWART

Date of birth:6 January 1891
Date of death:24 October 1918
Place of birth:Auchencairn, Kirkcubright, Scotland
Awards:1914-15 Star; British War Medal; Victory Medal
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Occupation:Farm Labourer
Last known residence:c/o J Kebbell, Ohau, Levin
Cause of death:Killed in action
Place of death:In the Field, France
Buried where:Vertigneul Churchyard, Romeries, France. Reference 7
Marriage date:Unmarried
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Fathers name:James Stewart, The Hall, Auchencairn, Castle Douglas, Scotland
Mothers name:Agnes Stewart, The Hall, Auchencairn, Castle Douglas, Scotland
Siblings:, , , , and
Theatres of war:Egyptian 1915, 1916; Egyptian EF 1916; Western Europe 1917, 1918
War memorial:Not recorded Locally
Place enlisted:Trentham
Christian names:Robert James
Wars:WW 1
Service number:2/1680
Date enlisted:20 April 1915
Final rank:Sergeant
Regiment or service:NZ Field Artillery, No 6 Howitzer Battery
Embarkation date:12 June 1915