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Ewen Campbell Lilburn

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ewen Campbell AWMM
  • Surname
    Lilburn AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    37885 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on 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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Ewen Lilburn was the son of the late Mr Robert Lilburn and Rosamund Louisa Lilburn, of Wanganui, New Zealand.

      Was an old boy of Wanganui Collegiate School, and for a time worked on a station in New South Wales owned by Mr S. Kidman, known as the "Australian Cattle King.' AWMM
    • Ewen was the brother of Stuart (my father), Robert, Ken and Ian and was part of a large family who farmed approximately 10 Miles from Raethi on the Parapara Road which runs between Wanagnui and Raethi, it is also refered to as State Hwy 2. The property was primarly sheep and cattle country and was lease by the late Robert Liburn from the Atihua Incorporation under a 90 year lease - the property has since reverted back to Maori ownership and continues to be run as a sheep and cattle station. Ewen is survied by Ken, Robert and Stuart. Public - Ian - Other relative - 21 June 2016 - Family oral history
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About death

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  • Death
    27 March 1940 AWMM
    Age 29 AWMM
    Thorney IslandEngland AWMM
  • Date of death
    27th March 1940 (Wednesday) Public - Kelvin - Researcher - 4 August 2018 -
  • Age at death
    29 Public - Kelvin - Researcher - 4 August 2018 -
  • Place of death
    English Channel Public - Kelvin - Researcher - 4 August 2018 -
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Runnymede Memorial Public - Kelvin - Researcher - 4 August 2018 -
  • Grave reference
    Panel 6 Public - Kelvin - Researcher - 4 August 2018 -
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    Runnymede Memorial, Surrey, United Kingdom AWMM

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  • Euwen Lilburn was my great great uncle he died in ww 2 in the air force. his plane got shot out of the air. my great great uncle was aparantly a very nice man
    Public - Christian - Other Relative - 28 April 2015



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  • External links
  • Documents
    Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM


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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
24 June 2020Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
24 June 2020Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
04 August 2018KelvinNorfolk, EnglandResearcher
21 June 2016Ian AustraliaOther relative
28 April 2015Christian2 doble st taradale New ZealandOther Relative
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