James Stewart

Leading Aircraftman James Stewart from the Shankill district of Belfast, Co. Antrim served in the Royal Air Force as a flight mechanic during World War Two.

Leading Aircraftman

James Stewart


Leading Aircraftman James Stewart (630717) served in the Royal Air Force during World War Two. He was a flight mechanic in RAF 267 Squadron – The ‘Pegasus’ Squadron.

Born on 6th August 1918, he was the son of John Stewart and Ethel Selina Stewart (née Hayes) of Shankill Road, Belfast, Co. Antrim. The couple also had a daughter Margaret Earley Stewart born in 1913.

James, known to family and friends as Jimmy, was the husband of Jonathena (Ena) Hamilton Stewart (née Shields) of Shankill Road, Belfast, Co. Antrim.

Service in the Royal Air Force

Stewart enlisted on 11th January 1939 and served until 19th February 1946 seeing action in Burma.

He died on 11th April 1999 aged 80 years old and his grave is in Roselawn Cemetery, Belfast, Co. Antrim.

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