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Full Name
Colin Colquhoun McEwen
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Colin Colquhoun
Surname
McEwen
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
40042
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Steward
Next of Kin
E. McEwen (father), 119 Dixon Street, Masterton, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit
F Company
Embarkation Date
14 March 1917
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Ruapehu
Destination
Devonport, England
Nominal Roll Number
57
Page on Nominal Roll
21
Last Unit Served
Canterbury Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion
Place of Death
France
Date of Death
2 September 1918
Age at Death
30
Year of Death
1918
Cause of Death
Died of wounds
Cemetery Name
Adanac Military Cemetery, Miraumont, Somme, France
Grave Reference
III. C. 22.
Biographical Notes
Colin McEwen was the son of Edward McEwen, of 119 Dixon St., Masterton, New Zealand, and the late Christophina McEwen.
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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