Charles (Sandy) EWART


EWART, Charles

Service Numbers: 6065, 6065A
Enlisted: 25 August 1916, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 26th Infantry Battalion
Born: Brisbane, Queensland, 25 May 1890
Home Town: Coorparoo, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Coorparoo State School
Occupation: Printer
Died: Killed in action, Belgium, 20 September 1917, aged 27 years
Cemetery: Hooge Crater Cemetery
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Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Coorparoo Roll of Honor
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World War 1 Service

25 Aug 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 6065, 26th Infantry Battalion, Brisbane, Queensland
27 Oct 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 6065A, 26th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
27 Oct 1916: Embarked Private, SN 6065A, 26th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Marathon, Brisbane
20 Sep 1917: Involvement Private, SN 6065, 26th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Matthew and Marie EWART, 2 Cowra Street, Mile End, Adelaide, South Australia

Mr. and Mrs. M. Ewart, of Piper street, South Broken Hill, have been notified that their son, Private Charles Ewart, was killed in action on September 20. Private Ewart enlisted in
Queensland. He was 26 years of age.

Member of the Coorparoo Rifle Club

A motion of sympathy was passed by the Coorparee Shire Council last evening with Councillor W. J. Ewart in the death of his brother, Private Charles ("Sandy") Ewart, at the Front.

EWART.—On the 20th September, killed in action in Frace, Private Charles Ewart, A.I.F., youngest loved son of Matthew and stepson of Amy Ewart, of Broken Hill. His duty nobly done.