|CAMDEN DISTRICT ROLL OF HONOUR|
John Lewis KERSWELL (Private 5058)
Birth: Sep 1897 Cox's River, NSW, Australia
Death: 7 Jun 1917 (age 19) Messines Ridge, Belgium, Killed in Action
Cemetery or Memorial: Strand Military Cemetery, Ploegsteert, Belgium
Lower Burragorang and Cox's River Honour Roll
Father: Henry KERSWELL (1869 - 1964)
Mother: Sabina TOLHURST (6 Jul 1865 - 20 Aug 1919)
John's family lived at "Warragamba" Cox's River. He was educated at Cox's River Public School. His occupation was Farm Labourer when he enlisted at Picton January 1916 and served in the 33rd Battalion A.I.F.
He departed Sydney on the 'Kyarra' 3 June 1916 and arrived in France via England November 1916.
Private John Lewis KERSWELL was killed in action at Messines Ridge, Belgium on 7 Jun 1917 age 19.
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