|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Asran-in-Furness, England|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Occupation||Blacksmith and carpenter|
|Address||419 Darling Street, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||27|
|Next of kin||Father, J P Sewart, 20 Kennedy Street, Ulverstone, Lancashire, England|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Sapper|
|Unit name||1st Field Company Engineers, Reinforcements 2 to 3|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||14/20/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on
|Regimental number from Nominal Roll||330|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Corporal|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||1st Field Company Engineers|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)||Rank on Nominal Roll recorded incorrectly as Private.|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Taken on strength, 1st Field Company Engineers, Gallipoli, 2 June 1915.
Disembarked Alexandria, 27 December 1915 (general Gallipoli evacuation).
Appointed Lance Corporal, 22 January 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 21 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 28 March 1916.
Promoted Temporary 2nd Corporal, 1 April 1916; appointed 2nd Corporal, 27 May 1916.
Wounded in action, 19 August 1916 (gun shot wound, chest), and admitted to 4th Field Ambulance; transferred to 44th Casualty Clearing Station, 19 August 1916; to 26th General Hospital, Etples, 23 August 1916; to England,13 September 1916, and admitted to Wharncliffe War Hospital, Sheffield (wound penetrating: severe); transferred to No 1 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 24 January 1917; discharged to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 12 February 1917.
Married Margaret SWAINSON, spinster, aged 23, Parish Church, Ireleth-Askam, Lancaster, 28 March 1917.
Commenced return to Australia from Devonport on board HT 'Themistocles', 4 May 1917; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 4 October 1917.
Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory MedalAlso served in World War II: enlisted Merrylands, New South Wales, 6 April 1942; discharged as N372104 Corporal, 11th Bn, Volunteer Defence Corps, part time duty, 30 September 1945.
|Sources||NAAB2455 file 8076900|