Stewart was the second Man Of Confidence at 10029/GW. Subsequently, and retroactively, Stewart was promoted to Lance Sergeant after the war.
Stewart was widely respected by the men at 10029/GW. He was known as "the King" due to his affection for pomp and ceremony (according to Jock Nowell). Indeed, in the photographs of the men parading on ceremonial occasions, Stewart has the men immaculately turned out.
Stewart died on Christmas Day 1985. He was 80. Two of the photographs below show him wearing his favourite slippers.
AWM Nominal Roll
Records available on-line in Australian National Archives
Stuart, second from left. (J Dowick collection)
|Sgt Stewart Stubbings, Man Of Confidence (Ian Nowell)|