2nd Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth:
05/11/1914 (Died of Wounds)
Abraham Stewart was the eldest son of Abraham and Elizabeth Stewart. He was born on 29th July 1893 in Magherafelt. He was the first of thirteen children, ten surviving. The family lived in Aughagaskin, Magherafelt until about 1910. They then moved to Cookstown. Abraham joined the Special Reserve about 1910. Private Stewart went to the Front with the first draft in October. Private Abraham Stewart was serving with 2nd Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he died of wounds on Thursday 5th November 1914.
Wimereux is a small town situated about 5 kilometres north of Boulogne. From the centre of Boulogne take the A16 to Calais and come off at Junction 4. Take the road to Wimereux north, D242, for approximately 2 kilometres, following the road through the roundabout. Take the first turn on the left immediately after the roundabout and the Cemetery lies approximately 200 metres down this road on the left hand side. The Commonwealth War Graves are situated to the rear of the Communal Cemetery.