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Regimental number22195
Place of birthPyrmont, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressMarlborough Street, Drummoyne, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation23.5
Height5' 7.5"
Weight126 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs M Drummond, Marlborough Street, Drummoyne, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil (previously rejected for AIF enlistment on account of varicocele)
Enlistment date21 June 1917
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameEngineering Field Companies, General Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/42/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 21 March 1918
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 20 November 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Robert and Sandra Crofts
Discharge date28 December 1919
Other details

War service: England

Commenced return to Australia on board Ht 'Suevic', 20 November 1918; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 28 December 1919.

Medal: British War Medal

Died of tuberculosis, 'Woodville' Red Cross Home, Randwick.

Death attributed to War Service.
Date of death20 January 1921
Age at death26
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis (R.C. 4. 657), Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, DRUMMOND Arthur

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