King's Own Royal Regiment Museum
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Private John Hewart
Private John Hewart, number 16979, 2nd Battalion, King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment went over seas to France and Flanders on 28th April 1915. He was reported missing and later confirmed as prisoner of war at the Battle of Frezenberg, 8th May 1915. After military service he joined the Metropolitan Police in London.
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