George Alexander Stewart

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 3749
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 4th Battalion, 'A' Company
  • Place of Death:
  • Age at Death: 18
  • Date of Death: 25/09/1915
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Loos Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 78 to 83.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address:
  • Occupation: Apprentice Cabinet Maker, Methven, Hyslop & Co, Nethergate, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Ann Stewart, 53 Cowgate, Dundee

  • Father:

    John Stewart, 53 Cowgate, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about George Alexander Stewart

George has no known grave but is remembered on the Loos Memorial.

George A. Stewart   3749   4th Black Watch

YOUNG DUNDEE SOLDIER KILLED.

A young Dundee soldier, Pte. Geo. A. Stewart, 4th Black Watch, is another of the brave Territorials who laid down their lives for their country.  His parents, who reside at 53 Cowgate, Dundee, have received the official intimation of his death.  Private Stewart who was only eighteen years of age, enlisted in the “Fourth” at outbreak of war, having been previously employed as an apprentice cabinetmaker with Messrs Methven, Hyslop, & Co., Nethergate.  Pte. Stewart was wounded in the 9th May fighting and after recovering in an hospital in Manchester he was home on a short furlough.

Dundee Courier 13th October 1915

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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