Ewart, Cecil Frederick Kelso
He was the son of Frederick William Ewart Esq., of Lisburn, County Antrim, and came to Winchester from Hillside School, Godalming. Ill-health compelled him to leave early, but after two years with a private tutor he was able to enter his father’s business (William Ewart & Son Limited, Flax Spinners and Linen Manufacturers) at Belfast.
In August 1914 he obtained a commission in the Royal Irish Rifles. He was killed at Thiepval on July 1st 1916, the opening day of the Battle of the Somme, while serving with the 11th Battalion.
- Surname: Ewart
- Forenames or initials: Cecil Frederick Kelso
- House: B
- Years in School: 1901-1903
- Rank: Captain
- Regiment: Royal Irish Rifles
- Date of Birth: 14th November 1887
- Date of Death: 1st July 1916
- How Died: Killed in action
- Location in War Cloister: Outer B6
- Decoration: NA
- Burial Site: Unknown but commemorated on the THIEPVAL MEMORIAL : Pier and Face 15A and 15B