Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Herbert Collier Stewart

In memory of:

Wing Commander Herbert Collier Stewart

May 31, 1957

Zweibrucken, Germany

Military Service


Service Number:

C1494

Age:

38

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

434 (Fighter) Squadron

Citation(s):

Air Force Cross, Canadian Forces Decoration, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal, War Medal 1939-1945, Defence Medal, Air Crew Europe Star, 1939-1945 Star

Honours and Awards:

Air Force Cross

Canadian Forces Decoration

Additional Information


Born:

January 24, 1919
Calgary, Alberta

Enlistment:

January 2, 1940
Calgary, Alberta

Son of Herbert Duncan Reynard and Ada Jane (nee Collier) Stewart of Calgary, Alberta. Husband of Pamela Evelyn (nee Gibson) Stewart and father of Roderick, Kimberley and Jonathan Stewart of Zweibrucken, Germany. Brother of Everard, Harriet and Alyce.

Commemorated on Page 84 of the In the Service of Canada Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CHOLOY WAR CEMETERY
Meurthe-et-Moselle, France

Grave Reference:

Section 5 Row C Grave 1

Location:

Choloy is a village and commune in the Department of the Meurthe-et-Moselle, 28 kilometres west of Nancy and some 5 kilometres west of Toul, a town on the N4 road from Paris to Nancy. The village is south of the River Moselle on the minor road (D11B) from Toul to the neighbouring village of Foug. The CHOLOY WAR CEMETERY is 3 kilometres west of Toul on the north side of the D11B road. The Choloy War Cemetery is the last resting place of casualties from the First and Second World Wars and is managed by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. It is also the final resting place for many Royal Canadian Air Force members and their families who died while serving in Europe as part of 1 Air Division between 1953 and 1967 and other Service Members serving with NATO in Germany following Canada's departure from France.

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