|Place of birth||Donnelly's Creek, Victoria|
|Address||North Gippsland, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||20|
|Next of kin||Aunt, Mrs R Hammond, Cowarra, North Gippsland, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||8th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/25/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board SS Makarini on
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of burial||Ration Farm Military Cemetery (Plot VI, Row J, Grave No. 42), La Chapelle d'Armentieres, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Joined 8th Bn, Gallipoli, 7 December 1915.
Disembarked Alexandria, 7 January 1916 (general Gallipoli evacuation).
Transferred to 60th Bn, 24 February 1916, and taken on strength.
Admitted to 15th Field Ambulance, Ismailia, 4 April 1916 (influenza); discharged to duty, 4 April 1916, and rejoined Bn, Ferry Post.
Admitted to 8th Field Ambulance, 6 May 1916 (tonsilitis); discharged to unit, 9 May 1916, and rejoined Bn, Hog's Back.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
Reported Missing, 19 July 1916.
Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 4 August 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 19 July 1916'.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, McEWAN Alfred John|