MCCREA, Edward

Known as: 
Eddie
Rank: 
Marine
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Service numbers: 
RM 17368
Born: 
Wednesday, April 30, 1941
Died : 
Monday, April 13, 1964
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
22
Local Roll of Honour: 
Mne Edward McCrea 42 Commando
Marine Edward McCrea died when ambushed in the area of Padawan and  Bau, Sarawak, Borneo. His body was later exhumed, cremated, and his ashes brought home to his family in Northern Ireland.
Also died in this action - Corporal Joseph Hind.
 
Sources
AFM ROH
Adrian Hughes, nephew of Mne. McCrea.
 
Primary Roll of Honour: 

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