Percy John DRUMMOND

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DRUMMOND, Percy John

Service Number: 2264A
Enlisted: 14 April 1915, Keswick, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 50th Infantry Battalion
Born: Port Adelaide, South Australia, 4 February 1897
Home Town: Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farm labourer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 16 August 1916, aged 19 years
Cemetery: AIF Burial Ground, Grass Lane, Flers
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Glandore State Wards & Orphans Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

14 Apr 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2264A, Keswick, South Australia
23 Jun 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2264A, 10th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
23 Jun 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2264A, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Borda, Adelaide
4 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2264A, 10th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
16 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2264A, 50th Infantry Battalion, Pozières

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Biography

"LATE PTE. P. J. DRUMMOND.

Mrs. Veal, Waymouth street, Adelaide, has learned that her son, Percy James Drummond, was killed in action in France on August 16. He was her youngest son. Another son, Fred, has returned from the front wounded." - from the Adelaide Register 20 Sep 1916 (nla.gov.au)

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