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Adolphus John Drought Stewart

Rank: Sergeant
Street: 21 North Kenogami Avenue
Town/Village: Port Arthur, Ontario, Canada
Civil Parish:
Catholic Parish:
Alternative Address: Edgeworthstown, County Longford/ General P.O. Newport, County Mayo
Census 1901:
Census 1911:
Regiment/Unit: 52nd (New Ontario) Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force
Regiment Number: 438611
Date of Death:
Cause: Survived the war
Information: Adolphus was born in Edgeworthstown on 24 May 1890, the son of Alexander Stewart a railway porter and his wife Harriet. In May 1906 Alexander and Adolphus first emigrated to Canada, initially bound for Winnipeg; Adolphus permanently emigrated to Ontario in 1914. On enlistment Stewart stated that he was an electrician. Sgt Stewart enlisted with the Canadian Overseas Expeditionary Force in April 1915 at Port Arthur, and served abroad returning in August 1919.
Parents Names: Alexander and Harriet (née Drought) Stewart, Edgeworthstown, Co. Longford
Notes: After the war Stewart remained in Canada and married Nella, with whom he had at least one child, Margaret. By 1949 Stewart was working as a bus driver in Port Arthur.

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