Discover the stories and remember the lives of UCC
Old Boys who gave the ultimate sacrifice in the Great War.
Lieutenant Colonel Charles James Townshend Stewart ’89
Died: September 28, 1918
Col. C. J. T. Stewart, son of Lieut. -Col. S. Stewart, Halifax, N.S., was at U.C.C. in 1888-1889; on leaving he went to the R.M.C., Kingston, and was afterwards appointed surveyor in the G.T.P. at Saskatoon. During the war he won the D.S.O. and when killed was in command of the P.P.CLL, which he had entered at the beginning of the war as Lieutenant. In March 1915, he was severely wounded. In March 1918, he was promoted Col. of the Regiment and was killed on September 28th, 1918, while leading his men into action.
College Times (Summer 1918) pg. 26
More information about Lieutenant Colonel Charles James Townshend Stewart ’89 can be found at:
“Hard truths about Canada in the First World War” written by Andrew Cohen, published by Ottawa Citizen