Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Walter Wilson Stewart

In memory of
Lieutenant Colonel
Walter Wilson Stewart
April 11, 1917

Military Service:

Age:
45
Force:
Army
Unit:
Canadian Machine Gun Corps
Division:
1st

Additional Information:

Son of William and Sarah Stewart; husband of Margaret Stewart, of 54, Homewood Avenue, Hamilton, Ontario. O.C. 86th Machine Gun Bn. in Canada and Canadian Machine Gun Depot in England.

Commemorated on Page 333 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information:

Cemetery:
ECOIVRES MILITARY CEMETERY ; Pas de Calais, France
Grave Reference:
VI. F. 26.
Location:
Mont St Eloi is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, 8 kilometres north-west of Arras. The village stands on high ground overlooking the battlefields of Vimy and Souchez and the main Bethune-Arras road, and the ruined towers that rise from it were used as an observation post during the French attacks at Neuville-St Vaast and Givenchy in May 1915. Ecoivres is a hamlet lying at the foot of the hill, to the south-west and about 1.5 kilometres from Mont St Eloi on the Arras-St Pol line. The ECOIVRES MILITARY CEMETERY is on the D49 road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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