MCCREA, Edward

Rank: 
Marine
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Service number: 
RM 17368
Born: 
Wednesday, April 30, 1941
Died : 
Monday, April 13, 1964
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
22
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Mne Edward McCrea 42 Commando
Marine Edward McCrea died when ambushed in the area of Padawan and  Bau, Sarawak, Borneo.  Also died in this action - Corporal Joseph Hind.
 
Sources
AFM ROH
Adrian Hughes, nephew of Mne. McCrea.
 

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