George Andrew AWMM
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WWI 973 AWMM
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WW1 Mr Edward Thomson Drummond, Franklin Junction, Hamilton AWMM
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Lieutenant Drummond was serving on a paddle minesweeper (Ascot class, Pennant No. T32) clearing channels to Ostend and Zeebrugge when it hit a mine, loosing the bridge and port side of the ship, which was towed ashore east of Ostend before the bow section broke off. Two officers and seven ratings were killed.
reported in Wanganui Herald 3/8/1915 was serving in Government steamer as Chief Engineer resigned to go Home to join RN in 1918 was Commanding Officer of paddle minesweeper - killed when ship mined off Ostend sweeping for German mines Awarded DSC - buried at Dunkirk Town Cemetary Awarded DSC, MID* AWMM
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Moore, J. (1990). Jane's Fighting Ships of World War I. London, England: Studio Editions. AWMM
Jane's Fighting Ships of World War 1, Published by Jane's Publishing Company, 1919, Section 26, p.314 AWMM
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