STEWART Richard

Name:  STEWART Richard

Nationality: British

Rank:  Lieutenant

Regiment or Service:  Bomb Disposal, Royal Engineers   

Date of Death:   03/08/1944

Age: 28

Service No: 245965

Cemetery: Redcar

CWGC Certificate: Stewart Richard

Grave / Memorial Ref: Plot B, Row1 Grave 4

Address or Parish: Clitheroe

Additional info: Lieutenant Richard Stewart killed in the North East whilst serving with the Bomb Disposal squad of the Royal Engineers. Second son of Mr and Mrs Ralph and Ellen Stewart. Married to Vera Stewart and leaves two young sons. Was living at 76 Frankland Street, Blackburn. An elementary schoolboy, he took up the study of of cotton manufacture and research at the Clitheroe Technical School, passing onto Blackburn Technical College and Manchester University where he received his degree of A.M.C.T. Prior to joining the Forces he was engaged in textile research work for Messrs. Ashton Bros, Carfield Mill, Hyde. The internment took place Tuesday. This is taken from the Clitheroe Advertiser dated August 11th 1944.

 

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