NEWTOWN REMEMBERS Commemorating 100 years since the First World War
Y DRENEWYDD YN COFIO Coffáu 100 mlynedd ar ôl y Rhyfel Byd Cyntaf

John Ewart Breese

Birth: 1889
Death: 11/1917
Regiment: Bugler 290005 - 7th Battalion RWF
Battles: Gallipoli, Egypt, Palestine
Killed: 11/1917 in Gallipoli

 

John was born to George Ewart, a timber merchant's labourer and Jane, living at Cross Guns Cottage, The Lot, Park Street with 3 sisters. He worked at the RWW. He was an allround sportsman and had served in the Territorials. He was injured in Gallipoli and after leave returend to fight in Egypt and Palestine where he was killed in Beersheba and commemorated on the memorial, St David's Church & the Baptist Chapel. He was awarded the British War & Victory medals.

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