James Stewart was the son of James and Agnes Nancy Stewart. He was born on 4th June 1895 in Portglenone. The family lived in Lisnagarran, just north of Portglenone. They were a farming family. Rifleman James Stewart was serving with the 8th Battalion of the Royal Irish Rifles when he died on Thursday 7th June 1917.
Wulverghem-Lindenhoek Road Military Cemetery is located 13 Kms south of Ieper town centre, on a road leading from the Kemmelseweg N331 connecting Ieper to Kemmel. From Ieper town centre the Kemmelseweg is reached via the Rijselsestraat, through the Lille Gate (Rijselpoort) and straight on towards Armentieres (N365). 900 metres after the crossroads is the right hand turning onto the Kemmelseweg (made prominent by a railway level crossing). 2 Kms after passing the village of Kemmel lies the left hand turning onto the Hooghofstraat. The cemetery lies 1.5 Kms along the Hooghofstraat on the right hand side of the road.