Captain James Stuart

Regiment: Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers
Attached: Royal Flying Corps
Panel reference: Unknown
Date published: 26/10/1917
Killed in action: Yes
Date of death: 13/04/1917
Age at death: 20
Cemetery: Arras Flying Services Memorial, Pas de Calais, France
Information: Captain James Stuart, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers attached Royal Flying Corps, has been missing in France since April 13th last and is now officially reported killed in action on that date. He was born in Queensland in 1896, and was the eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. James Stuart, of Somerset, Coleraine, Co. Londonderry, and nephew of the late Admiral Stuart. R.N., of Ballyhinstock. Co. Antrim. Captain Stuart was educated at Cheltenham College and the Royal Military College, Sandhurst, from which he passed into the R.F.C. He obtained his wings in November, 1915, and after nine months active service on the Western front he was posted to Home Establishment. He again went on active service in February last as Captain and Flight Commander, and had a very fine record of air service.