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Donald Eglinton Stewart

In memory of:

Pilot Officer Donald Eglinton Stewart

September 11, 1940

Military Service


Service Number:

42683

Age:

27

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Air Force

Division:

44 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of John Clark Stewart and Mary Ann Norris Stewart, of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. B.A. (University of British Columbia).

Commemorated on Page 18 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:

23. B. 8.

Location:

BECKLINGEN WAR CEMETERY is 13 km south east of Soltau on the west side of the road from Hamburg to Hannover. From Hannover travel north in the direction of Hamburg on the Autoroute No.7 for 80 km until the junction with Soltau Sud, this is in fact the junction of the A7 with the B3 Hannover to Hamburg road. On leaving the A7 at Soltau Sud follow the B3 in the direction of Celle and Bergen. The cemetery is on the right hand side of the road, 7 Km from the motorway junction.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– A clipping from the Province newspaper dated 19 October 1940 indicating Donald Stewart presumed dead.  Source: University of British Columbia (UBC) Library Archives Scrap Book No. 26.
  • Photo of Donald Stewart– In memory of the students from the University of British Columbia who went to war and did not return. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer Donald Eglinton Stewart is commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer Donald Eglinton Stewart is commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Grave marker– Becklingen War Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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