John Hewitt - Information
John Hewitt was born in Appin in 1878. John grew up in the area, falling in love with Campbelltown local Elsie Larkin. John and Elsie married in Sydney in 1914. They settled in Minto, where John worked as a grazier. John and Elsie welcomed their first child, John Alexander, in October 1915. The following year, John believed it was time to do his bit, and enlisted in the AIF at the Royal Showground in Sydney on the 6th of June 1916. He was then posted to H Company at the Dubbo Depot. However, he was discharged on the 10th of July during training.