was born April 7, 1918 in Waldrip, Texas, the
Mary Thankful (Hoover) Stewart of Burnet
Joseph D. Stewart of
Richland Springs, Texas.
He was the husband of Dorothy (Daniels)
Stewart, who spent the duration of the war with her parents, Arley
and Mary Wentworth (White) Daniels in Harrison, Arkansas.
He enlisted in the
Army 24 Aug 1940 at Lometa, Lampasas County and received training in
Army Mechanics School at Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio TX, and Fort
Crockett, Galveston, Texas, going overseas 12 July 1942 and returning
4 June 1945.
He served with 330th Ordnance Depot Company in the
He earned the
AME CampaignMedal with 5 Bronze
Stars, Good Conduct Medal,
and American Defense Service Medal.
honorably discharged on 22 June 1945 at Fort Sam Houston with 4
years, 10 months of Army Service.
A daughter was born
in 1943 while he was overseas.