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Alexander EWING

Regimental number2307
Place of birthMount Morgan, Queensland
SchoolState School
Other trainingStudying Electrical Engineering with I.C.S.
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationMiner
AddressMount Morgan, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinBrother, William Ewing, Hall Street, Mount Morgan, Queensland
Enlistment date12 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A36 Boonah on 21 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 12 August 1918
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot X, Row B, Grave No. 7), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
135
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Janet EWING. Native of Mount Morgan, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3371 Pte Hugh EWING, 35th Bn, killed in action, 3 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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