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Cossar Smith EWART

Regimental number280A
Place of birthRedland Bay, Queensland
SchoolPresbyterian School
Addressc/o Robert McGregor, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, Robert Ewart, Norman Street, Wooloowin, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date23 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 7, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/12/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 1 May 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll282B
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Battalion
FateKilled in Action 10 August 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death29.3
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialMessines Ridge British Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 33), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Jane Ferguson EWART. Native of Queensland

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