James is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.


Born: 1880, Ipswich.

Died: 24th August 1917; age: 37; KiA.

Residence: Plaistow, East London.

Enlistment Location: Whitehall, Middlesex.


Rank: Gunner; Service Number: 147846.

Regiment: Royal Garrison Artillery, 401 Siege Battery.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:


Bard Cottage Cemetery,




Relatives Notified & Address: Husband of Rosa Stewart, of 138, Sutton Court Road, Plaistow, East London.




1881   46, Wells Street, Ipswich.


James was 11 months old and living with his parents.

James Stewart, 23, a Warehouseman, born Canterbury, Kent.

Isabella Anna Stewart (nee Turner), 23, born Ashbocking, Suffolk.


1901   62, Elizabeth Road, East Ham, Essex.


James was 20 years old, a Book Seller’s Assistant. He was living with his parents.

James, 42, a School Board Attendance Officer.

Isabella, 42.


1911   138, Sutton Court Road, Plaistow, East London.


James was 30 years old,  an Assistant Book Keeper. He was married and Head of the Household.

Rosa, 31.


In 1906, West Ham, Essex, James married Rosa Chapman, born 1879, Canning Town, Essex.


Soldiers’ Effects to Rosa Stewart – widow.


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