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Donald Ernest EWERS

Regimental number2185
Place of birthWindsor, Victoria
SchoolSubiaco Public School, Perth, W.A.
Other trainingContinuation Classes, Perth Boys School, Perth. W.A.
ReligionCongregational
OccupationClerk
AddressPerth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Ernest Ewers, Hawkstone Street, Victoria Park, Western Australia
Enlistment date3 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 10 October 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2261B
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 4 April 1918
Place of death or woundingSailly-le-Sec, Somme Sector, France
Age at death20
Place of burialDoullens Communal Cemetery Extension No. 1 (Plot VI, Row E, Grave No. 48), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
138
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Ernest and Annie EWERS, Hawkstone Street, Carlisle, Western Australia. Native of Victoria
Family/military connectionsCousin: Raymond Arthur Pearce, killed in action.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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