This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 635019
- Rank: Sergeant
- Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
- Unit/Ship: 180th Brigade,
- Place of Death: Belgium
- Age at Death: 26
- Date of Death: 22.08.1917
- Burial Country: Belgium
- Cemetery: Vlamertinghe New Military Cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: V.E.1.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 36 Union Place, Dundee
- Occupation: Dundee Steam Laundry Company
John Stewart, 26 Union Pl, Dundee
George and 2nd brother (name unknown)
More about Alexander Stewart
Alex was the brother of Cpl George Stewart, 13th Squadron, Royal flying Corps, who was killed in action, 11.04.1917.
Alexander Stewart 635019 Royal Field Artillery
DUNDEE BROTHERS KILLED IN ACTION.
Mr John Stewart, 26 Union Place, Dundee, has received information that two of his sons, Sergeant Alexander Stewart, Royal Field Artillery, and Corporal George Stewart, Royal Flying Corps, have been killed in action.
Sergeant Stewart, who was 26 years of age, was mobilised with the Territorials at the outbreak of war, and proceeded to the front early in 1915. He was wounded in July of this year, and had not been back many days with his battery when he fell. Before the war he was employed with the Dundee Steam Laundry Company, Limited.
Dundee Courier 21st September 1917
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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