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Bruce Cunningham Ewing

Portrait of Lance Corporal Bruce Cunningham Ewing. Image courtesy of Allan Dodson, Porirua War Stories. Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Lance Corporal Bruce Cunningham Ewing. Image courtesy of Allan Dodson, Porirua War Stori …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Bruce Cunningham AWMM
  • Surname
    Ewing AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 9915 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    30 March 1914 Porirua War Stories Porirua War Stories
  • Date of birth
    30 March 1914 Public - Zane - Researcher - 19 September 2017 - Family Papers
  • Place of birth
    Wellington, New Zealand Public - Zane - Researcher - 19 September 2017 - Family Papers
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Post Office, Titahi Bay, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs E. Ewing (wife), 397 Broadway, Miramar, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1941 Crete AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 9915 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Bruce Ewing was the son of William Cunningham Ewing and Louisa Rebecca Ewing, of Wellington, New Zealand; husband of Evadne Pauline Sheila Ewing, of Wellington. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    2 June 1941 AWMM
    Age 27 AWMM
    CreteGreece AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Suda Bay War Cemetery, Crete, Greece AWMM 6. C. 10. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
18 April 2022Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
19 September 2017ZanePietermaritzburgResearcher

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