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1190   Private Frederick Ewing
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Dated added: 01/01/2016   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 17th Battalion, Australian Infantry (Australian Army)
Died: 11/11/1915 (Killed in Action)
Age: 25
Fred Ewing was the son of James and Sarah Ewing. Fred was born in Moruya, New South Wales, Australia about 1890. Moruya lies of Canberra, on the Australian coast. Fred Ewing enlisted on 4th February 1915. He gave his next of kin as his mother Sarah Ewing, who was living at Richmond River, New South Wales. He was working as a labourer. After training Private Ewing left with the 17th Infantry Battalion from Sydney on 12th May 1915. Private Fred Ewing was serving with the 17th Battalion of the Australian Infantry when he incurred a bullet wound to the head at Gallipoli and taken to 5th Field Ambulance, Rest Gully. Private Fred Ewing died of his wounds at 9:20am on 11th November 1915. He was 25 years old.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Shrapnel Valley Cemetery
  South Anzac, Gallipoli
Grave Ref: Grave I-C-45
CWGC Casualty 622267
The Anzac and Suvla cemeteries are first signposted from the left hand junction of the Eceabat- Bigali road. From this junction travel into the main Anzac area. At 9.8 kms you will find the cemetery on the left hand side of the coast road. Beach cemetery is situated on what was known as Hell Spit, at the Southern point of Anzac Cove. The graves lie between the Kelia - Suvla Road and the beach.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Castledawson WW1 Memorial - Panel 2 Castledawson
Local Insitute / Local Book Details

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1 They Didn't Come Home - Castledawson - WWI 30
References and Links
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1 Australian Embarkation Roll Embarkation Roll - Fred Ewing
2 Australian Military Records 42 documents regarding Private Frederick Ewing
3 Australian Nominal Roll Nominal Roll - Fred Ewing
4 Australian Roll of Honour Roll of Honour - Fred Ewing
5 Castledawson War Dead Details of Rifleman Fred Ewing
6 Spirit of Gallipoli Full family tree of Fred Ewing. No mention of any Magherafelt connection.
7 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Private Frederick Ewing's grave can be purchased here
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