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Arthur Wellsley DREVES

Regimental number114
Place of birth22 Young Street, North Annandale, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolAnnandale Public School, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address3 Seale Street, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMrs Maria Dreves, 3 Seale Street, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceSt. Georges Rifles, Leichhardt, Sydney.
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 May 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt Arthur Wellesley Dreves on NR
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death5 May 1915
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burial4th Battalion Parade Ground Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 17), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Albert Harrison and Maria DREVES, 3 Seale Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsCousin: Lance Corporal Walter Beaumont, killed in France on 3 May 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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