Birth of a Regiment

 

Lt Col C.J. Stewart, DSO

Appointed Lieutenant P.P.C.L.I., August 12, 1914. Wounded at St. Eloi, March 15, 1915. Captain, July 27, 1915. Major, June 3, 1916. Commanded attacking line in assault on Fabeck Graben, September 15, 1916. Invalided sick December 17, 1916. Rejoined June 1, 1917. Invalided sick September 17, 1917. Rejoined November 9, 1917. Lieutenant-Colonel Commanding P.P.C.L.I. March 30, 1918. Commanded during the Battles of Amiens and the Scarpe in August 1918. Killed near Raillencourt during the Battle of Cambrai, September 28, 1918. D.S.O. and Bar. French Croix de Guerre. Twice Mentioned in Despatches.

 

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