Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Ewen Cameron Currie

In memory of
Warrant Officer Class II
Ewen Cameron Currie
December 7, 1943

Military Service:

Service Number:
Air Force
Royal Canadian Air Force
160 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information:

Son of Hammond J. Currie and Marion Cameron Currie, of Montreal, Province of Quebec, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 150 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information:

Grave Reference:
1. B. 4.
From the Botanical Gardens at Peridenya, take the road to Kandy. Just past the gardens, take a left turning at the rightside direction sign, down Lady Magdalene Drive. The KANDY WAR CEMETERY is approximately 1.5 kilometres along this road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Extract from the Sydney Academy – From the Sydney Academy Memorial booklet, published by the Student's Assembly in memory of former students who served during the Second World War.  The booklet was compiled by Jack Wilcox, class of 1946 and Donald Trivett, class of 1947.
Additional Information courtesy of Floyd Williston:
WO2 Ewan Cameron Currie, age 25, was killed on December 7, 1943, when the160 Squadron Liberator (BZ885), in which he was wireless-air-gunner, suddenly dived to the ground, at Sigerya, Ceylon. They had just taken off on an anti-submarine patrol. Their full load of depth charges exploded on impact, and there were no survivors. The crew was buried in the Kandy (Sri Lanka) War Cemetery.
  • Letter from the Sydney Academy
  • Kandy War Cemetery
  • Group Photo – Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me. 
Back row L to R: George Stockwell, E C Currie, unknown, Archie Ferguson. Front row unknown
  • Grave Marker – Picture I took during my visit to Kandy.

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