CEF Soldier Detail

Private John Thomson Stewart

Regimental Number:
NA
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
Canadian Infantry
Company:
No.1 Company
Place of Birth:
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Country:
Scotland
Next of Kin:
Mrs J.T. Stewart (Wife)342, Hibernia Road, Montreal, Canada
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
April 19, 1890
Trade or Calling:
Steam Fitter Mechanic
Marital Status:
Married
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
Montreal, Quebec
Date of Enlistment:
March 15, 1915
Age at enlistment:
25
Height:
5 Feet 8 Inches
Chest:
37 Inches
Expansion:
3 Inches
Religion:
Presbyterian
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Not Specified
Saw service in:
Unknown    
Cause of Death:
Not Specified
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
Age at Death:
Buried at:
Plot:
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
Not Specified
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Not Specified
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box 9318 - 47
Research Notes
Son of Charles Stewart & Jane Thomson. Emigrated to Montreal in 1904. Not known yet what happened to him after enlistment with the CEF.
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Infantry Canadian Infantry No.1 Company

The commanding officer stamp on his attestation papers was that of the Canadian Overseas Railway Construction Corps.

 Note on the bottom of the attestation paper that he had 10 years steam fitting experience, capable of looking after an air compressor.