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Lieut-Commander PATRICK HOUSTON SHAW-STEWART

Regiment & Unit/Ship

Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

Hood Bn. R.N. Div.

Date of Death

Died 30 December 1917

Age 29 years old

Buried or commemorated at

METZ-EN-COUTURE COMMUNAL CEMETERY BRITISH EXTENSION

II. E. 1.

France

  • Country of Service United Kingdom
  • Additional Info Chevalier of the Legion of Honour. Croix De Guerre (France). Son of Maj. Gen. John Heron Maxwell Shaw Stewart and Mary Catherine Bedingfeld Shaw Stewart. A poet of the first war, Shaw-Stewart was educated at Eton and Balliol College, Oxford, (with Julian Grenfell, another poet who lost his life in the war). Hertford and Ireland Scholarships; Double First. He was considered by his peers to be brilliant. He fought at Gallipoli and was later killed in France.
  • Personal Inscription REQUIEM AETERNAM DONA EI DOMINE ET LUX PERPETUA LUCEAT EI
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