George Stewart

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment:
  • Service no: 3223
  • Rank: Corporal
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Flying Corps
  • Unit/Ship: 13th Sqaudron
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 24
  • Date of Death: 11.04.1917
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Arras Flying Services Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no:

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth:
  • Address: 26 Union Place, Dundee
  • Occupation: Chauffeur, New York (USA)
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    John Stewart, 26 Union Pl, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    Alexander & 2nd brother (name unknown)

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about George Stewart

George has no known grave but is remembered on the Arras Flying Services Memorial. He was the brother of Sgt Alexander Stewart 635019, 180th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery who was killed in action 22.08.1917.

George was an Observer and was killed in action flying a BE2d, 5851.

George Stewart   3223   Royal Flying Corps

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.

Corporal George Stewart, R.F.C., was reported missing on April 11, 1917, and his parents have now received intimation that he was killed on that date.  Corporal Stewart, who was 24 years of age, came from New York, where he was employed as a chauffeur, to join the colours.  He had been at the front for eighteen months.  Mr Stewart has a third son serving in the navy.

Dundee Courier 21st September 1917

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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