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
II. E. 1.
- 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.
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