Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Walter Wilson Stewart

In memory of:

Lieutenant Colonel Walter Wilson Stewart

April 11, 1917

Military Service


Age:

45

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Machine Gun Corps

Division:

1st

Additional Information


Son of William and Sarah Stewart; husband of Margaret Stewart, of 54, Homewood Avenue, Hamilton, Ontario. O.C. 86th Machine Gun Bn. in Canada and Canadian Machine Gun Depot in England.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ECOIVRES MILITARY CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

VI. F. 26.

Location:

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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  • Memorial – Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of WALTER WILSON STEWART – Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
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  • Photo of WALTER WILSON STEWART – Courtesy Wilf Schofield, England

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