David Edward Stewart

Rank: 
Private
Regimental number: 
772318
Unit at enlistment: 
125th Battalion
Force: 
C.E.F.
Volunteered or conscripted: 
Volunteered
Survived the war: 
Yes
Wounded: 
Yes
Commemorated at: 
Oakland Methodist Church
Birth country: 
England
Birth county: 
Cambridgeshire
Birth city: 
Cambridge
Next of kin address: 
Tutela P.O., Brantford, Ontario
Trade or calling: 
Farmer
Religious denominations: 
Methodist
Marital status: 
Married
Age at enlistment: 
22

Letters and documents

BX September 1, 1917
 
This morning’s casualty list contains the names of four Brantford men – David Edward Stewart, William Gordon Allison, Edward Groat, Herbert Fisher – all reported wounded. Pte. Groat went overseas with the Haldimand County Battalion. Pte. Allison is a Burford boy, a painter by trade and he went overseas with the first overseas Battalion from the 38th Dufferin Rifles.

BX August 27, 1918

Private David Stewart a young farmer who enlisted with the 125th in December, 1915, but who later transferred to the Mounted Rifles is now in hospital. He was admitted to No. 47 General hospital on August 15, with a gunshot wound in his right leg, according to information sent to his parents on Tutela Heights.

BX July 4, 1916

On Tuesday afternoon, a quiet and pretty wedding ceremony took place at the home of Mr. M. Grantham, when Pte. D. Stewart of the 125th battalion and Miss Annie Nesbitt of Brantford were united in marriage, Rev. A.R. Springer officiating.  The groom was assisted by Mr. Verne Cope of Hamilton, while Miss Naomi Rock was bridesmaid, and Miss Alfreda Grantham acted as flower girl.  After a dainty wedding dinner the happy couple left on a short wedding tour to Hamilton, after which the groom joins his regiment, going to Borden camp.