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  cap badgePrivate Daniel Stewart

10th (Service) Battalion Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Service No: S/1797

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Personal details

Family Information

Husband of Helen Stewart (10/03/1883- ) of 13a Turner St, Coatbridge. Daniel's Pension was awarded to his wife Helen of 8 High St, Paisley, Renfrewshire on the 14/04/1916.

Born / Resided

Paisley, Renfrewshire / 13a Turner St, Coatbridge

Died

Died of Wounds 29/09/1915 received at Loos

Enlisted

Falkirk, Stirlingshire /08/1914

Employed

Miner in the Old Orbiston Colliery, Bellshill

Age

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Buried / Remembered

Bethune Town Cemetery (IV. E. 38), Pas de Calais, France

Cemetery / Memorial Information

For much of the First World War, Bethune was comparatively free from bombardment and remained an important railway and hospital centre, as well as a corps and divisional headquarters. The 33rd Casualty Clearing Station was in the town until December 1917. Early in 1918, Bethune began to suffer from constant shell fire and in April 1918, German forces reached Locon, five kilometres to the north. The bombardment of 21 May did great damage to the town and it was not till October that pressure from the Germans was relaxed. Bethune Town Cemetery contains 3,004 Commonwealth burials of the First World War,11 being unidentified. This icludes 26 men of the 1/8th Manchester Regiment who were killed by a bomb on 22 December 1917 while marching to rest billets. There are also 122 French and 87 German war graves, 38 of the German burials are unidentified.

Additional Information

Daniel was originally listed on the Loos Memorial but is now known to be buried in Bethune Town Cemetery (see photos). He is also remembered in the St Augustine's Parish (book) Roll of Honour. See photos for Daniel's Medal Index Card, his Army Register of Soldiers Effects, his Service Medal and Award Rolls x 2, his CWGC Grave Registration x 2, his Headstone Report, his name on the Loos Memorial Panel List (also listed on the Memorial as well as being buried in Bethune Town Cemetery), his name on the Loos Memorial, Daniel's Pension Record x 2, the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Cap Badge, the Loos Memorial and Bethune Town Cemetery.

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