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Full Name
Ronald Ernest Drewery
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Ronald Ernest
Surname
Drewery
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
14891
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Motor-driver
Next of Kin
Mr E. Drewery (father), 22 Tuam Street, Christchurch, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
22 Tuam Street, Christchurch, New Zealand
Military District
Christchurch
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit
Infantry Reinforcements
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 3
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 130
Campaigns
Crete
Last Unit Served
20 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death
Crete
Date of Death
24 May 1941
Age at Death
26
Year of Death
1941
Cemetery Name
Suda Bay War Cemetery, Crete, Greece
Grave Reference
6. A. 20.
Biographical Notes
Ronald Drewery was the son of Ernest Drewery and of Bessie Marion Drewery (nee Everest), of Springston, Canterbury, New Zealand.
Sources Used
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941)
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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