Lance Sergeant George James Stewart, 16th Canadian Infantry, was born in Queensferry in 1879. He married in 1905 and with his wife, had emigrated to Canada by 1914 when he enlisted in the Manitoba Regiment. George died on 7th August 1916 aged 37, during the Battle of the Somme. He is buried in Grave Ref: 1V. G. 10. – Larchwood Railway Cutting Cemetery, West- Vlaanderen, Belgium.
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