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William George Drummond

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Name panel, Brooklyn War Memorial, Wellington (photograph G Fortune 2010) - Image has All Rights Reserved
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William George AWMM
  • Surname
    Drummond AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 24/107 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    13 January 1898 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre Apr 1915 AWMM 21A Glenbervie Terrace, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Alexander James Drummond (father), 21A Glenbervie Terrace, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 9 October 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Battle of the Somme AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 24/107 AWMM
  • Military service
    Cadets, No 27 Company Wellington AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Apr 1915 AWMM Grocery assistant/Civilian AWMM
    AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 11 inches AWMM
    • Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • William Drummond was the son of Alexander James Drummond of Public Trust Office and Elizabeth Drummond, both of Wellington, New Zealand.

      William George was a Grocer’s Assistant, working for Harry Allen, Grocer, of Happy Valley when he enlisted in April 1915.

      Attested with birth date 1895; increased age. AWMM
    • William George Drummond was the nephew of William Drummond (record C73531, service no. 18637) and cousin of William Jennings (record C7711/service no. 23/1699) Public - Ann - Other Relative - 17 April 2015 - Family papers
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    19 September 1916 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt-l'Abbe, Somme, France AWMM IV. E. 48. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Brooklyn War Memorial, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM

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Sources

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