James George REW

REW, James George

Service Number: 743
Enlisted: 4 December 1914, Holsworthy, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 7th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Auckland, New Zealand, 4 April 1884
Home Town: Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Drover (cattle)
Died: Natural Causes, Brisbane, Queensland, 30 September 1953, aged 69 years
Cemetery: Lutwyche Cemetery, Brisbane, Qld
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World War 1 Service

4 Dec 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Holsworthy, New South Wales
5 Feb 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 743, 7th Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
5 Feb 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 743, 7th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Saldanha, Sydney

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Son of Robert Rew & Elizabeth Rew  Auckland New Zeland james enlisted with the 7th mounted rifles while working in Australia. His borther Jack (John Neil) was killed in Egypt in July 1916 while serving with the NZ forces. Both brothers served in Egypt with their respective units.