Mewetts: A.I.F. Servicemen of the Second World War 1939-1945

The following information about returned A.I.F. servicemen has been extracted from World War 2 Nominal Rolls, National Archives records and genealogical research by the late L.Robert (Bob) Mewett and Darryl Mewett. Digitised war records for most of these returned servicemen were not available for viewing online. The listing below is in alphabetical order. It is by chance that the last names are of servicemen who were killed while on active service.

Allen (Allan) Walter Mewett, service no. SX27552, born Williamstown, S.A. 28 October 1919, enlisted at Plympton, S.A. He served in 121st Australian General Transport Company. Next of kin: Ivy (nee Morgan). My comment: great-grandson of Samuel and Martha, grandson of Thomas and Caroline (nee Meakins), son of Walter and Edith (nee Polkinghorne)

Arthur Mewett, service no. NX165265, born Campsie, NSW,  5 October1919, enlisted at Ingleburn, NSW. Next of kin: Hilda.

Clarence James Mewett, service no. SX18444, born Williamstown, S.A., 24 April 1904, enlisted at Wayville, S.A. Next of kin: Avis (wife)(nee Millington). My comment: great-grandson of Samuel and Martha, grandson of Jesse and Rhoda, son of James Clarendon and Grace (nee Whiteman).

Clifford Herbert Mewett, service no. SX 27524, born Williamstown, S.A., 21 July 1916, enlisted at Alice Springs, N.T.  Next of kin: James (father). My comments: great-grandson of Samuel and Martha, grandson of Jesse and Rhoda, son of James Clarendon and Grace (nee Whiteman), brother of Clarence James (see above).

Douglas Ross Mewett, service no. QX33582, born Kilcoy, Qld, 30 July 1921, enlisted at Biggenden, Qld. Next of kin: Margaret.

Geoffrey Lloyd Mewett, service no. VX21163, born Sunshine, Vic, 4 October 1920, enlisted at Caulfield, Vic. Served with 2/4th Field Regiment in Middle East as signaller. My comment: great great-grandson of Samuel and Martha, great-grandson of Jesse and Rhoda, grandson of Edward (Ted) and Emma (nee Lloyd), son of Percy and Margaret (nee Pollock), brother of almewett.

Gordon Mewett, service no. SX29468, born North Adelaide, S.A., 3 October 1910, enlisted Katherine N.T. Next of kin: Eva (wife)(nee Selway). My comment: great-grandson of Samuel and Martha, grandson of Jesse and Rhoda, son of Rhoda Ann Mewett.

Herbert George Mewett, service no. QX61498, born Caboolture, Qld, 30 December 1909. Next of kin: Bernice.

Ivan Mewett, service no. VX38459, born Wycheproof, Vic, 7 November 1918, enlisted at Royal Park, Melbourne. Next of Kin: E.Mewett (father). My comment: great-grandson of Samuel and Martha, grandson of Jesse and Rhoda, son of Edward (Ted) and Elsa (nee Geiger).

Jack Mewett, service no. NX31385, born Annandale, NSW, 12 July 1913, enlisted at Paddington, NSW. Next of kin: Thomas.

James Lambert Mewett, service no. NX47205, born Wallsend, NSW, 16 May 1901, enlisted at Newcastle 26 July 1940. Next of kin: Ida (wife). Rank at discharge: Warrant Officer class 1. My comments: great great-grandson of Edward (b.1776) and Elizabeth (nee Rigglesford), great-grandson of Jesse (b.1802) and Sarah (nee Buss), grandson of William and Henrietta (nee Relf), son of Charles and Sarah (nee Lambert).

John William Mewett, service no. VX58050, born Mentone, Vic, 7 January 1922, enlisted at Royal Park, Melbourne. Next of kin: Charles.

Leslie Mewett, service no. VX73875, born Wycheproof, Vic, 6 July 1912, enlisted at Caulfield, Vic.  Next of kin: Alice (wife)(nee Quick). My comment: great-grandson of Samuel and Martha, grandson of Jesse and Rhoda, son of Edward (Ted) and Elsa (nee Geiger).

Murray Laurence David Mewett, service no. SX 28621, born Gawler, S.A., 16 September 1906, enlisted at Katherine, N.T.  Next of kin: Alfred (brother). My comment: great-grandson of Samuel and Martha, grandson of Jesse and Rhoda, son of David Wm and Eva (nee Trestrail), brother of Frank Gawler (see previous post re First World War Mewetts).

Raymond Valentine Mewett, service no. VX 45626, born Noradjuha, Vic, 29 June 1900, enlisted at Caulfield, Vic.  Next of kin: Annetta (wife)(nee Dawkins). My comment: great-grandson of Samuel and Martha, grandson of Robert and Eliza Rebecca (nee Manser), son of Andrew and Annie Louisa (nee Coates), uncle of L.Robert (Bob) Mewett.

Rodney Mewett, service no. NX25049, born Campsie, NSW, 9 February 1918, enlisted at Paddington, NSW. Next of kin: Thomas (father). My comment: son of Thomas Henry and Hilda (nee Berrisford).

Sidney Frank Mewett, service no. SX4468, born Walkerville, S.A., 19 July 1915, enlisted at Adelaide, served in 2/7 Field Regiment. S.A. Next of kin: Maureen (wife) (nee Fallon). My comment: great-grandson of Samuel and Martha, grandson of Jesse and Rhoda, son of David Wm and Eva (nee Trestrail)

Thomas Marshall Mewett, service no. SX12890, born Kersbrook, S.A., 30 January 1920, enlisted at Adelaide, S.A. Next of kin: Ernest (father). My comment: great-grandson of Samuel and Martha, grandson of Thomas and Caroline (nee Meakins), son of Ernest Marshall and Ruby Verna (nee Warner).

+Thomas Marshall Mewett was killed in action at El Alamein on 29 October 1943. His name was listed on the Roll of Honour at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra. +

William Alexander Mewett, service no. QX30709, born Kilcoy, Qld, 26 March 1919, enlisted at Brisbane. Next of kin: Margaret.

+ William Alexander Mewett was killed in action and his name was listed on the Roll of Honour at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra.+

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