This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
William McEwan Henderson Stewart
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment:
- Service no:
- Rank: Second Lieutenant
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers
- Unit/Ship: 11th Battalion
- Place of Death: Belgium
- Age at Death: 33
- Date of Death: 16.08.1917
- Burial Country: Belgium
- Cemetery: Tyne Cot Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 70 to 72
- Date of Birth: 27.11.1883
- Place of Birth:
- Occupation: Commercial Union Assurance Co, Belfast
More about William McEwan Henderson Stewart
William has no known grave but is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial. He was a former pupil of Grove Academy, Broughty Ferry and is remembered on the schools war memorial.
William McEwan Henderson Stewart 2nd Lieutenant Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers
DUNDEE OFFICER KILLED IN ACTION.
Lieutenant William Stewart, of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, who has been killed in action, was the youngest son of the late Mr Andrew Stewart, editor of the People’s Friend. He was educated at Dundee High School, and entered the office of the North British and Mercantile Insurance Company, Panmure Street, Dundee. A number of years ago he went to the commercial Union Assurance Company in Belfast.
Lieut. Stewart entered the army as a cadet, and afterwards received his commission in the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. He went to France at the beginning of this year, and had previously been slightly wounded. Lieut. Stewart’s mother resides in Broughty Ferry.
Dundee Courier 22nd August 1917
Information supplied by Gary Thomson, additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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