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63   Private John Jack Stewart
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Dated added: 01/01/2016   Last updated: 17/04/2016
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 4th Battalion, Australian Infantry (Australian Army)
Date Of Birth: 18/11/1889
Died: 01/05/1915 (Killed in Action)
Age: 25
John Stewart was the son of Robert and Isabella Stewart. He was born on 18th November 1889 in Hervey Hill, Tamlaght O’Crilly, Kilrea. They were a farming family who lived in that area. John ‘Jack’ Stewart emigrated to Australia about 1912. Prior to enlisting, Jack was working as a Motor driver and was living in Newtown, New South Wales. Jack Stewart enlisted on 17th August 1914 in Randwick, New South Wales. Private Jack Stewart was serving with the 4th Battalion of the Australian Infantry when he was killed in action on 1st May 1915 in Gallipoli, Turkey
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Lone Pine Memorial
  South Anzac, Gallipoli, 
Grave Ref: Panel 23
CWGC Casualty 719225
The Anzac and Suvla cemeteries are first signposted from the left hand junction of the Eceabat - Bigali road. From this junction you should travel into the main Anzac area. At 7.6kms., take a right turn to Chunuk Bair and initially take the road to Kemalyeri. At 10.3kms, Lone Pine will be found on the left. Lone Pine Cemetery stand on the plateau at the top of Victoria Gully.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Kilrea War Memorial - WW1 Kilrea
Local Insitute / Local Book Details

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1 Forgotten Heroes of Kilrea 1914-18 13
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Stewart family 1901 census lists John as age 11 living with the family at house 40 in Killygullib Glebe, Hervey Hill, Londonderry
2 1911 Census lists Stewart family 1911 census lists John as age 21 living with the family at house 68 in Killygullib Glebe, Hervey Hill, Londonderry
3 AIF Project Details of Private Jack Stewart
4 Australian Embarkation Roll Embarkation Roll - Private Jack Stewart
5 Australian Military Records 30 documents regarding Private Jack Stewart
6 Australian Nominal Roll Nominal Roll - Private Jack Stewart
7 Australian Roll of Honour Roll of Honour - Private Jack Stewart
8 Kilrea War Memorial Jack Stewart listed on Memorial
9 Panel 23, Lone Pine Memorial Small photo of Panel 23, Lone Pine Memorial
10 Returned Services League Details of Private Jack Stewart
Magherafelt District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2014-2023