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Stewart, James

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James Stewart

Canadian Expeditionary Force

Canadian Expeditionary Force
He is remembered with honour on the Canadian National War Memorial, the Menin Gate Memorial and Helensburgh War Memorial, Column 1 Line 45.

The family home was not known. The son of Robert H. Stewart and the late Jeannie

James Stewart was born in Dumbarton. Although little is known about his early life, it is known that he had two years of previous military experience in the 60th Batt. Rifles. The family moved to Canada where James had been working as a clerk. He joined the 5th Batt. Canadian Infantry, Saskatchewan Regt. at the outbreak of war.
His family home at the time was at Ross Street, E. Moose Jaw, Canada. James was living at home and unmarried.
James died of wounds while a prisoner of war, at the age of 28.
His gravestone is inscribed: ‘He was just and feared not he wore the white flower of a blameless life’.

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