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Stewart Alfred Robert Morison
17 th Bn. Australian Infantry
Darlinghurst , Sydney , New South Wales
20 september 1917
Son of Robert Morison Stewart and the late Edith Morison Stewart , Downs road , Koganah , New South Wales
Paddington State Public School
5'6" = 1.68 m
148 lbs = 67 kg
Belgian Battery Corner Cemetery
Plot II , Row F , Stone 25
26 august 1915
20 december 1915
15 march 1916
17 march 1916
23 march 1916
1 july 1916
26 july 1916
5 august 1916
6 august 1916
10 august 1916
11 august 1916
4 september 1916
6 september 1916
3 october 1916
16 november 1916
17 november 1916
7 march 1917
20 september 1917
Enlisted in the 8th Reinforcements , 17th Battalion at Victoria Barracks , NSW
Embarked at Sydney per HMAT 'Aeneas'
Taken on strength of Battalion from Reinforcements
Embarked at Alexandria ,Egypt
Disembarked at Marseilles
Promoted to Lance Corporal
Wounded in action at the Battle of Pozieres , Somme
Admitted to 44th Casualty Clearing Station with gunshot wound to the right arm.
Admitted to the 10th General Hospital at Rouen
Embarked on Hospital Ship ' St. Andrew' at Rouen for England with gun shot wound to the right arm.
Admitted to 3rd London General Hospital
Transferred to 1st Auxiliary Hospital , Weymouth
Taken on strength of the 5th Training Battalion from N°2 Command Depot.
Proceeded overseas to France per SS 'Victoria' from Folkestone to reinforce 2nd Division.
Marched in 2nd Australian Divisional Base Depot at Etaples
Killed in action
An extract from the 17th Bn. War diary :
Location : Westhoek
"We attacked German positions in front of Westhoek.
Attack entirely succesful , Battalion moved almost a mile to Garter Point.
Total Casualties : 9 officers - 299 other ranks."