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Gordon Edmond EWART

Regimental number3305
Place of birthWindsor, Victoria
SchoolMontrose State School, Montrose, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMontrose, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, A E Ewart, Montrose, Victoria
Previous military service"Deceased was engaged in following battles. Fleurbaix, Somme, including Morchies, and Bapume, Bullecourt, Ypres, Polygon Wood, Westhrok Ridge, Messines, Villers-Bretonneux, Morelandcourt and Bellicourt. Blood descendant of Sergeant Charles Ewart of the Scots Prep who captured an eagle from the 45th Regiment at Waterloo." Details from Father.
Enlistment date3 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 October 1918
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death20.8
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialBellicourt British Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alexander E. and Mary Ann EWART, Montrose, Victoria. Native of Melbourne
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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