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John Charles McEWAN

Regimental number3401
Date of birth21 April 1886
Place of birthCarlton, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor tire maker
AddressFitzroy, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinWife, Mrs A McEwan, 357 Smith Street, Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date12 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
FateReturned to Australia 30 January 1918
Other detailsWas seriously wounded whilst serving in France. Was bayoneted in right jaw and suffered head injuries. Also suffered from gassing which resulted in the loss of memory for three months.
Date of death8 September 1970
Age at death84
Place of burialRookwood Crematorium, Sydney

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