Mark Richard DRURY


DRURY, Mark Richard

Service Number: 3300
Enlisted: 17 July 1917, Sydney, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 34th Infantry Battalion
Born: Chatham, England, 1896
Home Town: Paddington, Woollahra, New South Wales
Schooling: Luton School, England
Occupation: Carter
Died: Killed in Action, France, 31 August 1918
Cemetery: Peronne Communal Cemetery Extension
Plot V, Row P, Grave 26
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

17 Jul 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3300, Sydney, New South Wales
2 Aug 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3300, 36th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
2 Aug 1917: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3300, 36th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Miltiades, Sydney
31 Aug 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3300, 34th Infantry Battalion, Mont St Quentin / Peronne

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Arrived in Australia aged 13 years.

Son of Mark and Emma Drury of 124 Sutherland Street, Paddington, NSW. Father and brother both served in the AIF

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal