Stewart Paxton

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 32113
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Northumberland Fusiliers
  • Unit/Ship: 12th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 31
  • Date of Death: 16.06.1917
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Arras Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Bay 1 & 2

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 80 Blackness Road, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Jane Paxton, 36 Benvie Rd, Dundee

  • Father:

    Robert Paxton, 36 Benvie Rd, Dundee

  • Siblings:


    3 other brothers (names unknown) and Mrs J. Leith, 36 Benvie Rd, Dundee

  • Spouse:

    Elizabeth C. S. McLean Paxton, 80 Blackness Rd, Dundee

  • Children:

    Kenneth, born 26.02.1915 & Margaret, born 28.07.1916

More about Stewart Paxton

Stewart has no known grave but is remembered on the Arras Memorial. He was the brother of Pte Andrew Paxton, 409299, 37th Battalion, Canadian Infantry.

Stewart Paxton   32113   Northumberland Fusiliers

PAXTON—Private Stewart Paxton, No. 32113, Northumberland Fusiliers, missing since 16th June 1917.  Wife inquires—Mrs Paxton, 80 Blackness Road.

Arbroath Herald 11th August 1916

PAXTON—Previously reported missing now officially reported killed in action on 16th June 1917, 32113 Private Stewart Paxton, Northumberland Fusiliers, late Army Service Corps, husband of Lizzie McLean, 80 Blackness Road, Dundee, also fifth son of Mrs Paxton 36 Benvie Road Dundee. – Inserted by his sister Mrs J. Leith, 36 Benvie Road.

Dundee People’s Journal 15th December 1917

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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