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John Donald Leslie Stewart

In memory of:

Lieutenant John Donald Leslie Stewart

September 17, 1944

Military Service


Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Lorne Scots (Peel, Dufferin & Halton Regt), R.C.I.C.

Division:

in Despatches. 3rd Defence and Employment Platoon

Additional Information


Son of Maj. Norman L. Stewart, E.D. and Dorothy E. Stewart, of Brampton, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 453 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

7. E. 4.

Location:

Leubringhen is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, halfway between Calais and Boulogne. The Calais Canadian War Cemetery is in Leubringhen and is situated on the east side of the Calais-Boulogne road, 14 kilometres from Calais. From Calais leave the motorway at junction 9 and turn left onto the N3-E402 toward St Inglevert. Proceed through the village and immediately after, turn first left over motorway bridge and follow the road for approximately 250 metres. The Calais Canadian War Cemetery will be found on the left.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star October 1944. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of John D. L. Stewart– Lieutenant John D. L. Stewart was Killed In Action by a sniper at Boulogne, France while serving with his platoon of  Lorne Scot riflemen in Alpha Company ( 7 Platoon) of The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada.
  • Gravemarker of John Stewart– This photo of Lieutenant Stewart's grave at Calais Cemetery was taken by Craig Cameron, the Padre of the Queen's Own Rifles of Canada, while visiting France in June 1997.
  • Newspaper Clipping– This obituary of Lieut Stewart was obtained from a microfilm copy of a 1944 Toronto newspaper.
  • Biography– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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