Donald W. Stewart, 1/Lt.
Personal information
Age 21
Nationality British
Date / place of birth Unknown
Genealogy Son of Capt. John Alexander Stewart and Vera Mildred Stewart, Harrow, Middlesex. U.K.
Military information
Army Number 6216249
Rank 1/Lt.
Function Unknown
Platoon / Troop / Flight Unknown
Company / Squadron Unknown
Unit / Group 1st Airborne Division Signals
Division / Transport / Command 1st Airborne Division
Regiment Royal Corps of Signals
Decoration
The British (Imperial) Distinguished Conduct Medal
Death information
Died when 24-9-1944
Died where Arnhem
Spot St. Elisabeth Hospital
Map reference Unknown
Burial location
Oosterbeek, War Cemetery, Netherlands
Grave number 15-B-11
Graves overview
Miscellaneous information
Personal notes

Signalman Stewart (Scotty) was hit by a sniper near the Hartenstein Hotel and died in the Elisabeth Hospital. Stewart was awarded the DCM in Palermo (Italy) where he managed to get in a Gestapo building and steal important documents and listening to the signals transmitted from the Gestapo to other units. He then transmitted all important information to the troops and got out safely. With this important information the allied troops had a great advantage when taking the city of Palermo.

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Donald W. Stewart, 1/Lt.
Personal information
Age 21
Nationality British
Date / place of birth Unknown
Genealogy Son of Capt. John Alexander Stewart and Vera Mildred Stewart, Harrow, Middlesex. U.K.
Military information
Army Number 6216249
Rank 1/Lt.
Function Unknown
Platoon / Troop / Flight Unknown
Company / Squadron Unknown
Unit / Group 1st Airborne Division Signals
Division / Transport / Command 1st Airborne Division
Regiment Royal Corps of Signals
Decoration
The British (Imperial) Distinguished Conduct Medal
Death information
Died when 24-9-1944
Died where Arnhem
Spot St. Elisabeth Hospital
Map reference Unknown
Burial location
Oosterbeek, War Cemetery, Netherlands
Grave number 15-B-11
Graves overview
Miscellaneous information
Personal notes

Signalman Stewart (Scotty) was hit by a sniper near the Hartenstein Hotel and died in the Elisabeth Hospital. Stewart was awarded the DCM in Palermo (Italy) where he managed to get in a Gestapo building and steal important documents and listening to the signals transmitted from the Gestapo to other units. He then transmitted all important information to the troops and got out safely. With this important information the allied troops had a great advantage when taking the city of Palermo.

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