17th Battalion, Australian Infantry (Australian Army)
11/11/1915 (Killed in Action)
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.
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.