James Stewart was the son of William and Anne Stewart. He was born in County Londonderry about 1885. James Stewart enlisted at Coatbridge in Lanarkshire, Scotland. He was living in Kilrea at the time. He enlisted under the name James Gray. No 9499. He served with the Connaught Rangers. Private James Gray (real name Stewart) was serving with the 1st Battalion of the Connaught Rangers when he died of wounds in France on Thursday 15th April 1915. He was 30 years old.
Chocques is 4 kilometres north-west of Bethune on the road to Lillers. When you reach the traffic lights on this road at Chocques, follow the signs for the centre of town and go through the main street, then turn left towards Gonnheim. Take the next turning on the right and the cemetery lies approximately 400 metres down the road on the left.