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Full Name: Cyril Stephen McEwen
Rank Last Held: Private
Forename(s): Cyril Stephen
Surname: McEwen
War: World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.: 15665
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Private
Occupation before Enlistment: Labourer
Next of Kin: Mrs R. McEwen (mother), 53 Lindsay Road, Caversham, Dunedin New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: 53 Lindsay Road, Caversham, Dunedin New Zealand
Military District: Dunedin
Body on Embarkation: Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit: Infantry Reinforcements
Campaigns: Greece
Last Unit Served: 20 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death: Greece
Date of Death: 18 May 1941
Age at Death: 22
Year of Death: 1941
Memorial Name: Athens Memorial, Phaleron War Cemetery, Athens, Greece
Memorial Reference: Face 13.
Biographical Notes: Cyril McEwen was the son of Robert and Ruth McEwen, of Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand.
Description of Image:
  • Wreath, 1999, laid by the Greek Community on the Cenotaph in the Domain, Auckland and later moved to the Hall of Memories, Auckland War Memorial Museum on Anzac Day 1999 in memory of those who died in Greece.
  • Hall of Memories, World War 2, Auckland War Memorial Museum, April 1999, view 1
  • Hall of Memories, World War 2, Auckland War Memorial Museum, April 1999, view 2
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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