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Stanley Peter Stewart

In memory of:

Captain Stanley Peter Stewart

April 9, 1917

Military Service






Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment)


10th Bn.

Additional Information

Son of Peter and Martha Stewart, of Park Hill, Ontario.

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

Burial Information


Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

V. C. 26.


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.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Stanley Peter Stewart
  • Diary– page 70
  • Memorial Plaque– Captain Stanley Peter Stewart's "dead man's penny" was presented to his parents Peter and Martha Stewart.  It was passed to Stanley's brother Neil Stewart then to Neil's son Doug Stewart then to Doug's daughter Linda (Stewart) Jones.  This memorial plaque was the catalyst for Linda to find out more information on her great uncle and his sacrifice at Vimy Ridge.
  • Newspaper clipping– From the London Free Press April 1917. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the London Free Press April 1917. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Grave Marker– Courtesy Wilf Schofield, England

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