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George Edwin Stewart

In memory of:

Gunner George Edwin Stewart

July 21, 1944

France

Military Service


Service Number:

B/44193

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Canadian Artillery

Division:

2 Anti-Tank Regt.

Citation(s):

1939-45 Star, France and Germany Star, Defence medal, War Medal, CVSM and Clasp

Additional Information


Born:

February 3, 1922
Toronto, Ontario

Enlistment:

September 16, 1942
Toronto, Ontario

Son of Lance Sergeant David Dudley Stewart, Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps, died of wounds on 13 October 1942 and Mary Lillian Stewart of Toronto, Ontario. Brother of Lillian, Mabel, Gertrude, Helen and Lance Corporal David Henry Alexander Stewart, Royal Hamilton Light Infantry, killed in action on 25 July 1944.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BAYEUX MEMORIAL
Calvados, France

Grave Reference:

Panel 21, Column 1.

Location:

The Bayeux Memorial is located on the by-pass Rue de Sir Fabian Ware, in the south-western outskirts of the town of Bayeux, in Normandy, about 24 kilometres north-west of Caen. The memorial was erected in honour of the 1,803 men of the land forces who died in the fighting in Normandy and in the advance to the River Seine, and who have no known grave.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– Bayeux Memorial - August 2012
  • Inscription– Panel on Bayeux Memorial to the Missing
  • Inscription– Inscription on the Bayeux Memorial - August 2012
Photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Grave Marker– Lance Sergeant David Dudley Stewart, Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps, the father of Gunner George Erwin Stewart, died of wounds on 13 October 1942.  This is his grave marker at Brookwood Military Cemetery, Surrey, United Kingdom.

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