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Robert James STEWART

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Date of birth6 January 1891
Date of death24 October 1918
Mothers nameAgnes Stewart, The Hall, Auchencairn, Castle Douglas, Scotland
Fathers nameJames Stewart, The Hall, Auchencairn, Castle Douglas, Scotland
Marriage dateUnmarried
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Cause of deathKilled in action
Buried whereVertigneul Churchyard, Romeries, France. Reference 7
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Last known residencec/o J Kebbell, Ohau, Levin
Awards1914-15 Star; British War Medal; Victory Medal
Place of birthAuchencairn, Kirkcubright, Scotland
OccupationFarm Labourer
Place of deathIn the Field, France
Theatres of warEgyptian 1915, 1916; Egyptian EF 1916; Western Europe 1917, 1918
War memorialNot recorded Locally
Place enlistedTrentham
Christian namesRobert James
WarsWW 1
Service number2/1680
Date enlisted20 April 1915
Final rankSergeant
Regiment or serviceNZ Field Artillery, No 6 Howitzer Battery
Embarkation date12 June 1915

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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