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311623   Lieutenant Robert John Ochiltrie Stuart
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 13/07/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 9th Queen's Royal Lancers, Royal Armoured Corps (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 12/12/1923
Died: 17/09/1944 (Killed in Action)
Age: 20
Robert John Ochiltrie Stuart was the son of Arthur Stuart, 7th Earl of Castle Stewart. He was born on 12 December 1923 in England. He was the second of four sons. He received his education at Eton College. Afterwards, he served for a time in the Nutley Home Guard. After his elder brother’s death in action’s death, Robert became Viscount Stuart. Lieutenant Viscount Robert John Ochiltrie Stuart was serving with ‘B Squadron’ with the 9th Queen's Royal Lancers, part of the Royal Armoured Corps, when he was severely wounded by a piece of shrapnel and died of his wounds at Loreto, Italy on 17th September 1944.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Ancona War Cemetery
  Tavernelle, Ancona
Grave Ref: Grave 4-C-7
CWGC Casualty 2068647
The War Cemetery lies in the rural locality of Tavernelle, in the Commune and Province of Ancona, 3 kilometres south of the town of Ancona. Leave the Autostrada A14 at Ancona Sud and take the SS16 towards Ancona. After approximately 3 kilometres (via Pietro Filonze) turn right to pass in front of the wholesale fruit market and under a railway line. Then at the next junction turn left and you will find the cemetery approximately 2 kilometres past the Stadio del Conero, the local football stadium. Cemetery address: Frazione Passo Varano - 60131 Ancona (AN) Marche.
Local Memorial Details

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1 Stewartstown Cenotaph - WWII Stewartstown
2 Stewartstown Church Of Ireland Roll Of Honour WWII Stewartstown
Local Institute / Local Book Details

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1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW2 376
References and Links
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1 Geneanet - Family tree Date of birth and family
2 Lieut David Andrew Noel Stuart Brother of Robert Stuart, killed in action
3 Nutley at War 1939-45 Details of Robert Stuart (page 42)
4 Peerage - Family tree Date of birth and family
Cookstown District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2010-2023