Edward Osborne Hewett
|Born||25 September 1835|
Southsea, Hampshire, England
|Died||3 June 1897 (aged 61)|
Woolwich, Kent, England
|Years of service||1854-1897|
|Awards||Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George|
|Alma mater||Royal Military Academy, Woolwich|
|Relations||Sir Arthur Edward Grasett (grandson)|
Major-General Edward Osborne Hewett (25 September 1835 - 3 June 1897) was a British Army officer and member of the Royal Engineers who was the first Commandant of the Royal Military College of Canada. He chose the Royal Military College's motto, "Truth, Duty, Valour".
Hewett was born in Hampshire to John Hewett, deputy lieutenant of Glamorgan and Frances Thornewell, daughter of Thomas Thornewell, deputy lieutenant of Staffordshire. He was educated at Cheltenham College and the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich.
At age 61, Hewett died at Royal Military Academy Woolwich after breaking his leg playing tennis.
| Commandant of the Royal Military College of Canada
Major General John Ryder Oliver
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