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Edward Richard Dewar McEWAN

Regimental number5941
Date of birthapprox 1889
Place of birthDunedin, New Zealand
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressWatchupga, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Agnes Coward, Victoria Street, Flemington, Victoria
Enlistment date23 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 May 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 December 1918
Date of death3 October 1942 - Repat. General Hospital,Caulfield
Age at death53
Place of burialRed Cliffs Cemetery, Victoria

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