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Lieutenant Jackson Stewart was a Canadian officer of the Canadian Army who died during the Second World War while attached to the British Army.

He was born in 1914, the son of John and Mary Anne Stewart, of Flesherton, Ontario. Stewart studied at the University of Toronto, afterwards becoming a teacher in Cheeseville and Thistletown. He married Marjorie Grace Dierlam in 1942.[1]

Stewart died on 15 September 1944, in the area of Ten Aard, Belgium, while serving with the 8th Battalion, The Royal Scots (Royal Regiment), attached from the Canadian Infantry Corps as a CANLOAN officer. He had arrived in Europe in May 1944 and was wounded during the Battle of Normandy, affording him a brief respite back in Britain for recuperation.[1]

He is buried in Kasterlee War Cemetery, Belgium.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Stewart, Jackson, ourhonouredpast.com. Retrieved 13 November 2012.

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