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Inside a building - public/private
- First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial:
Memorial to Captain the Honourable Robert Sheffield Stuart, 1st Battalion the Royal Scots Fusiliers. Second son of the 6th Earl Castle Stewart of Stuart Hall, Stewartstown, County Tyrone (late of Madras Civil Service) and Emma Georgiana, Countess Castle Stewart. Husband of the Hon. Nancy Stuart (nee Croker, later Mrs Charles Elverson), of Julians Island, British Columbia. Educated at Charterhouse and the Royal Military College, Sandhurst. Commissioned into the Royal Scots Fusiliers on 24 Jan 1906. Served with the Battalion in Dublin, Ireland and in South Africa in 1913, returning to England in March 1914, where it formed part of the first expeditionary force. Was involved in the retreat at Mons and in the battles of the Marne and the Aisne, and was mentioned in despatches. In leading a night attack near Neuve Chapelle he fell wounded by the German trenches. He was reported missing in action and later presumed killed aged 28 years. He is also commemorated on the Le Touret Memorial, Richebourg-l'Avoue, Departement du Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France.
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