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Ensign Duncan Stewart

Birthplace:
- Calcutta, India

Birthdate:
- 6 June 1849

Nationality:
- Not known

Height:
- 5 feet 6 inches

Family Background:
- Not known; but, given Stewart's birthplace, the father could well have been an officer in either the British or Indian armies, or else a member of the Indian Civil Service

At Sandhurst:
- Yes

Foreign Languages:
- French

Career before Halifax:
- Ensign, 8 February 1868 (purchase)

Postings while in NS Command:
- Halifax, 9 May 1869 to 25 November 1871

Career after Halifax:
- Lieutenant, 28 October 1871
- Captain, 22 May 1879
- with 78th in Afghan War of 1880

Died:
- 14 March 1888, Bareilly India

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