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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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