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Soldier profiles

Name : STEWART, ALISTER IAN
Service Number : VX19507
Date of Birth : 25/02/1921
Place of Birth : VIC
Known as : IAN
Occupation on Enlistment :
Date of Enlistment : 30/05/1940
Locality on Enlistment : CANTERBURY, VIC
Place of Enlistment : CAULFIELD, VIC
Next of Kin : STEWART, ALEX
Rank (at time of discharge / death) : LIEUTENANT
Service : ARMY
Final Posting : 2/2 PIONEER BATTALION
Position / Platoon / Company (as 2/2 Pioneer) (date / details) : O.I.C. 3 PLATOON A COMPANY (SYRIA), 2.I.C. A COMPANY (JAVA)
Unit Transfers / Promotions (date / details) :
Theatres of War : SYRIA, JAVA
Actions : FORT MERDJAYOUN (SYRIA), MAZRAAT ED DAHR (SYRIA), TJILILITAN (JAVA)
Wounded (date / details) :
Discharged : N/A
Date Died : 01/05/1942
Age at Death : 21
Community Roll of Honour : GEELONG (VIC)
Buried Location / Memorial (P.O.W., D.O.W., K.I.A.) : SINGAPORE MEMORIAL, SINGAPORE. COLUMN 137. / AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL COMMEMORATIVE AREA PANEL 73
K.I.A. (date / details) : N/A
D.O.W. (date / details) : N/A
M.I.A. (date / details) : 01/05/1942 / JAVA / PRESUMED KILLED
P.O.W. (location/s) : NO
Died P.O.W. (date / details) : N/A
P.O.W. Camps (details) : N/A
Recovered P.O.W. (location/s) : N/A
Honours and Gallantry : None for display
Applicable Australian War Memorial circulars : Australian War Memorial B-JAVA-0083 Missing & POW Circular
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 6214092 [NOT EXAMINED]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Commonwealth War Graves Commission,   Australian War Memorial,   Past article (size 80kB)

Background : Son of the Revd. Alexander Henry Stewart and Helen Stewart, of Ormond, Victoria, Australia.