The Soldier's Details
- First Name:
- Reginald Harry
- Lance Corporal
- Regimental #:
- ‘D’ Company Headquarters
- Place of Birth:
- London, England
- Father's Name:
- Donald Stewart
- Mothers's Name:
- Florence Marie Stewart
- Church of England
- Pre-war Occupation:
- Pastry Cook
- Selarang Camp Changi
- ‘ A’ Force Burma Green Force, No. 3 Battalion
- Camps Thailand:
- Tamarkan, Nakom Nayok, Bangkok
- Camps Burma:
- Reptu 30km Camp
- Return Details 1945:
- Thailand-Singapore by aircraft, Singapore-Fremantlle HMT Moreton Bay.
Stewart was wounded in action at Buona Vista on 15/2/1942. Admitted to 2/9th Field Ambulance with a shrapnel would to right thigh. Discharged to unit on 27/4/1942.
News from Burma.
L Cpl Reginald Harry Stewart WX7324
Poem “To the Memory of the 2/4th Machine Gunners” penned by M.G. Stewart, wife of R.H. Stewart.
We do not know when Reg Stewart came to WA nor his mother and Father.
Reg’s mother Florence Marie Stewart died 3 April 1946 aged 60n years at Victoria Park. Grantee is Reg Stewart.
Reg married 1933 to Betty Kathleen Thornton. They had two chuldren, Glenyse and Reggie (Jnr). They divorced in 1947.
Reg remarried in 1948 to Magdaleen Gladys Collett (nee Reilly)
Magdaleen Stewart died 7 Oct 2012 aged 99 years.
Reg Stewart passed away 14 Apr 1994 aged 81 years at Kewdale.
- Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
- Nakom Nayok, Nakhon Nayok - Thailand
- Tamarkan, Tha Makham 56k - Thailand
- Reptu, Retphaw, 30Kilo 385k - Burma