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Major Stewart Hugh Joseph

227th Field Company, Royal Engineers

 

Major Joseph passed with honours at the Royal Military Academy at Woolwich in December 1912. He was commissioned to the Royal Engineers in December 1912 and went to France in August 1914.

 

He was mentioned in Despatches on three occasions and received his majority in June 1917. He died of wounds received in Flanders on 18 August 1917. He is buried at the Voormezeele enclosures. Photograph presented by his father, H H Joseph, London.

 

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