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   2nd Lieutenant Robert James Noel Stuart
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 19/06/2024
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 3rd Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 23/10/1886
Died: 16/05/1915 (Killed in Action)
Age: 29
Robert James Noel Stuart was born in 1886, the only child of Horace Noel Stuart and Madeleine Frances Stuart. Robertís father Horace was half-brother to Earl Castle Stewart, Stuart Hall, Stewartstown, County Tyrone. Robert received his commission in 1914 and was killed in action at about 08.00 hours on the morning of 16th May 1915.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Guards Cemetery, Windy Corner
  Cuinchy, Pas-de-Calais
Grave Ref: Grave 5-L-3
CWGC Casualty 195481
Cuinchy is a village about 7 kms east of the town of Bethune and north of the N41 which runs between Bethune and La Bassee. About 1 km north-west of the village are cross roads known as Windy Corner, and Guards Cemetery is a little west of these cross roads.
Local Institute / Local Book Details

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1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 53
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1 Andrew John Stuart Cousin
2 Photo of 2nd Lieut Robert Stuart
3 Herts at War Details of Robert James Noel Stuart
4 National Archives UK Medal card can be purchased here
5 National Archives UK Details can be purchased here
6 Robert Sheffield Stuart Cousin
7 Soldiers Died in the Great War Details of 2nd Lieutenant Robert James Noel Stuart
8 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of 2nd Lieut Robert Stuart's grave can be purchased here
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