Charles Stewart M.M.
2nd West Yorkshire Regiment.
Charles Goldsmith Stewart was the son of Thomas Perkins Stewart and Ellen Stewart nee Goldsmith. He had one sister called Nina. His father had been an ironmonger but by the time of the 1901 census he was deceased. The family were then living at 83 London Road, Reading. By 1911 20year old Charles was serving in India with the 1st West Yorkshire Regiment. He is commemorated on his parents grave in Reading Cemetery number 12261.
He was killed in action in July 1917 aged 26 years. He has no known grave and his name is commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial to the Missing, Ypres. Panel 21. His sister, who was living at 105, Grovelands Road, Reading was listed in the additional information section of the CWGC register.
It is not yet known how he gained his Military Medal.