Documents re Senior Radio Officer Robert Stewart (1892-1943) Second World War service and death during sinking of California Star, Blue Star Line, March 1943.



Discharge book 984916, marked death at sea. Letters re medals. Newspaper article re awarding of Lloyd's Medal for Bravery at Sea, Liverpool Echo, 5 September 1944. Letters re awarding of various medals, commendations etc. from Ministry of War Transport, Marconi, King George VI, Lloyds, General Register of Shipping and Seamen. The London Gazette, Supplement, Friday 3 Dec 1943, listing Stewart in the commendation section. Lloyd's War Medal for Bravery at Sea, Lloyd's List and Shipping Gazette, 5th September 1944. List receipents of the 15 list of awards, including Robert Stewart and Erik Orum Pedersen, ship's surgeon who also died during the sinking. 5 black and white photographs of Stewart in uniform, on a vessel, SS Killarney(?), 1933. One black and white photograph of Stewart in suit and hat in an urban setting with a woman in dress and hat, no date, but later than 1933. Letter from Daily Mail returning photograph of Stewart with thanks, 12 Sept 1944. Stewart also served at sea in First World War.