43 - RECORDS OF THE MEN OF LOCHBROOM
241737 L. CPL. JOHN BAILLIE STEWART,
4th Bn. The Seaforth Highlanders.
Son of Mr. Kenneth Stewart, Rhue, Ullapool.
|Joined the Seaforths
||May 1916. |
|Proceeded to France
|Killed at Roclincourt
||18th Mar. 1917. |
|Buried in the Cemetery at Marœuil
Had two brothers serving -
- Donald Stewart, Reservist, Scots Guards, called up from Vancouver. He is said to be the only man in Canada who received the Mons Medal from the Prince of Wales during his recent visit to that country.
- Kenneth Stewart, 4th Seaforths.
L. Cpl. John Stewart was a young man of great promise. He was of a most studious turn of mind, and had a great love for the Gaelic language. He was a frequent contributor to the Gaelic column of the People’s Journal ; his last article, “Chi sinn thall thu,” having appeared in booklet form in 1918 with a message of appreciation and sympathy from Ian Macpherson, Esq. M.P.
“Chi sinn thall thu.” .