James A. Stewart flew with 609 Squadron. He earned the DFC and the Investiture was held at Buckingham Palace on December 11, 1945. He married Jan Oswald on September 28, 1946. They lived in St. Andrews, New Brunswick. He wrote a memoir for his grandchildren in 1999. The memoir is included in the book We That are Left....Remember New Brunswickers in the Air Force, edited by Valerie Evans, in 2002, published by the 250 RCAF (Saint John) Wing Air Association of Canada.