STEWART, John Alexander

Lance Corporal
Unit / Base: 
2 Commando
4 Independent Company
Queens Own Cameron Highlanders
Died : 
Monday, September 13, 1943
Killed in action or died of wounds
Local Roll of Honour: 

Lance Corporal John Stewart, 5 troop, was fatally wounded during operations at Dragone Hill, Salerno, Italy, and died on way to the Regimental Aid Post. Reported as buried by 41 RM Commando but his grave was never subsequently found. Son of John and Francis Stewart, of Clubmoor, Liverpool.
Former civilian trade - Meat Salesman. Enlisted 2nd Bn., Liverpool Scottish, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders. April 1940 attached No.4 Independent Company on its formation at Sizewell. May 1940 Norway Expeditionary Force (Scissor Force).
On return No.4 Independent Company restructured as part of 1 Special Service Bn., before a new No.2 Commando was raised in Februay 1941. Attached 5 Troop of No.2 Commando. Billeted in private lodgings at Ayr 1942. No.1 of the Bren Gun of 5 Troop, 'B' Section, No.3 Sub-Section. 1943 embarked for Gibraltar for operations in Sicily and Italy.

Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/67.
Private notebook of LSgt. Joe Rogers MM, 5 Troop 'B' Section.
Linked Content below.

Primary Roll of Honour: 

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