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Full Name
Victor Walter Leslie Hewson
Rank Last Held
Lance Corporal
Forename(s)
Victor Walter Leslie
Surname
Hewson
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
54364
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Corporal
Occupation before Enlistment
Clerk
Next of Kin
S.W. Hewson (father), 7 Richmond Street, Petone. Wellington, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit
27th Reinforcements G Company
Embarkation Date
16 July 1917
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Athenic
Destination
Liverpool, England
Nominal Roll Number
68
Page on Nominal Roll
7
Last Unit Served
New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 4th Battalion, 3rd
Place of Death
France
Date of Death
7 April 1918
Age at Death
21
Year of Death
1918
Cause of Death
Died of wounds
Cemetery Name
Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France
Grave Reference
XXXIII. E. 26.
Biographical Notes
Victor Hewson was the son of Sidney William and Leah Hewson, of 7 Richmond St., Petone, New Zealand.
Description of Image
Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1918
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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