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Donald St. Clare Stewart

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Bill Morgan, GG Ferguson & Don St Clarie STEWART in Borneo 1966

Bill Morgan, GG & Don St Clarie STEWART

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Donald St. Clare AWMM
  • Surname
    Stewart AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • D. S. C. Stewart AWMM
    • Donald Sinclair Stewart AWMM
    • St Claire AWMM
    • "Don" Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 6 June 2018 - Dieppe Barracks History
  • Service number
    • Malaya 330086 AWMM
    • Vietnam 330086 AWMM
    • P330086 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    18 September 1933 Ministry for Culture and Heritage
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • Malaya 330086 AWMM
    • Vietnam 330086 AWMM
    • P330086 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers
    • Warrant Officer Class One, (Regimental Sergeant Major) 1 RNZIR, 1973/76 Malaysia-Singapore. Public - Roscoe - Researcher - 8 February 2020 - 1 Bn RNZIR Dieppe Barracks Association history annuals
    • Sergeant (Platoon Sergeant) 1 Bn NZ Regiment 1957/59, Perak, Malaya (Kim's Bn) Public - Roscoe - Researcher - 9 February 2020 - 1 Bn RNZIR Dieppe Barracks Association history annuals – Nat Arch WA-M2, Series 2/1. (roll states Pte but was Sgt, as WO2 SVN May67, 7 yrs later-!) Pte-WO2 in 7 yrs not possible.
    • Warrant Officer Class two (CSM, HQ Company) 1 RNZIR, May/Oct 1966, Sarawak, Malaysia (Po's Bn) Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 10 February 2020 - 1 Bn RNZIR Dieppe Barracks Association history annuals (B.Meyer)

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • CSM in first Rifle Company in Vietnam.

    Served In 1 NZ REGT 57/59 in MALAYA and was CSM HQ Coy 1 RNZIR 65/67 and was CSM V1 SVN In 67. He was later SSM RF Cadet School and RSM 1 RNZIR. Completed total service of 30 years. Source: Roger Carter.

    Photo of Sgt D. St C. Stewart in The Warrant Officers & Senior NCOs, 1st Battalion The New Zealand Regiment (Nyasa Camp, Malaya 1958). Source: The First Battalion Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment Journal (1983)

    Photo of Sgt D.S.T.C. Stewart in I.N.Z. Regiment, WOs & SGTs (Sabroan Camp, Taiping, Perak 1958 - 1959). Source: The First Battalion Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment Journal (1983) AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    17 November 2019 New Zealand Herald 21/11/19
    TaurangaBay of Plenty New Zealand Herald 21/11/19
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Pyes Pa Cemetery, Pyes Pa, Tauranga AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 21 November 2019 AWMM
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Memorials

Memorial

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  • Don passed away in November 2019 and was cremated at Tauranga. As an RSM of our Battalion in Singapore he was held in very high esteem. Top bloke, top leader. Lest we Forget...
    Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 11 February 2020
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Sources

Sources

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  • Documents
    • Subritsky, M. (Ed). (1995). The Vietnam scrapbook: The second ANZAC adventure. Papakura, N.Z.: Three Feathers Publishing Co. AWMM
    • Hall, C. (2014). No front line : inside stories of New Zealand's Vietnam War. Auckland, New Zealand : Penguin Books. AWMM
    • This record was created from data kindly provided by the New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage. AWMM
    • 1st Battalion - New Zealand Regiment - Historical Records - General, July 1957-1959, Archives New Zealand, Wellington, ADRC 17588 2/1/1 (R17928162). AWMM
    • Clamp, B., Clamp, D., & 1st Battalion the New Zealand Regiment (1957-59) Association. (2007). 1st battalion the New Zealand regiment (1957-59) association 50th anniversary: the first of the first. B. Clamp. AWMM
    • This record was partially created from Cemetery research completed by Carol Foster (2021). AWMM
    • Fry, P., & New Zealand. Army. Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment. Battalion, 1st. (1983). The First Battalion Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment : Journal / [P.J. Fry, editor] (25th anniversary commemorative ed.). Singapore: The Regiment. AWMM

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