Lt John Houghton Stewart

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The Royal Memorial Chapel

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Royal Military Acadamy Sandhurst


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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Panelling
  • Timber Oak
Lettering: Incised
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Memorial to Lieutenant John Houghton Stewart, 2nd Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. Son of Lieutenant Colonel George Powell Stewart, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, and Mrs Stewart, of Grainville Manor, St Saviour's, Jersey. Educated at Victoria College, Jersey and Bradfield College. Entered the Royal Military College, Sandhurst in Jul 1913. Commissioned in Aug 1914 as a 2nd Lieutenent. After serving with the 3rd Reserve Battalion in Ireland for two months, joined the 2nd Battalion in France in Oct 1914, and was promoted Lieutenant Apr 1915. He was wounded in Mar 1915, and two months later, was killed in a night attack at Richebourg l’Avoué, Festubert aged 19 years. He is also commemorated on Panels 16 and 17 of the Le Touret Memorial, Richebourg-l'Avoue, Departement du Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France.
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John Houghton Stewart, Lieut 2nd Bn R Inniskilling Fus, Festubert, 15 May 1915. Greater love hath no man than this.

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