Hughie McEwan Unknown date of birth - 2 June 1941 Key details Contribute › Service number12917 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargePrivate AWMM20 Canterbury Infantry Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesHughie AWMM SurnameMcEwan AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number12917 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW2 AWMMLabourer AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMMHaast PassWest CoastNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs M.J. McEwan (mother) Moa Creek Rural DeliveryOturehuaCentral OtagoNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown AWMMSingle AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Campaigns1941 AWMMCrete AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number12917 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 AWMMHaast PassWest CoastSouth IslandNew Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW2 AWMM Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 AWMM Embarkation bodyWW2 AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM26 Canterbury and Otago Infantry Battalion AWMMSignalman AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notes Last known rank Contribute › Last rankPrivate AWMM20 Canterbury Infantry Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Hughie McEwan was the son of Peter and Mary Jane McEwan, of Mosgiel, Otago, New Zealand. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death35 AWMM Date of death2 June 1941 AWMM Cause of death Place of deathCreteGreece AWMM Death notesCrete AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameSuda Bay War CemeteryCreteGreece AWMM Grave reference2. A. 14. AWMM Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember Hughie McEwan by laying a poppy. Ewan McEwan George Munro McEwan Hughie McEwan James McEwan James McEwan Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Hughie McEwan Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources Used DocumentsSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMWW2 3: WW2 291 AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.