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Date of birth24 January 1867
Place of birthUlmarra, New South Wales
OccupationForwarding agent
Address'Gladstone', Mitchell Street, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation45
Height6' 2"
Weight168 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Drummond, 'Gladstone', Mitchell Street, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in South Africa for 2.5 years; awarded Distinguished Conduct Medal.
Enlistment date9 October 1914
Place of enlistmentHolsworthy, New South Wales
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A29 Suevic on 21 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 17 March 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt Dugald Drummond on NR
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date14 November 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Promoted Lieutenant, Gallipoli, 1 May 1915.

Tken on strength, 6th Light Horse Regiment, Anzac Cove, Gallipoli, 13 July 1915, and posted to B Squadron.

Wounded in action, 20 September 1915 (gun shot wound, left leg, fractured tibia and fibula: severe), and transferred same day to 1st Australian Casualty Clearing Station, and then to HS 'Guildford Castle'; transferred to 17th General Hospital, Alexandria, 26 September 1915; to England, 16 November 1915, and admitted to 3rd London General Hospital, Wandsworth, 27 November 1915.

Commenced return to Australia from Portland on board HT 'Ascanius', 17 March 1916; appointment terminated (discharged: gun shot wound, ankle), 14 November 1916.

Re-embarked with Special Service.

Medals: Distinguished Conduct Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death24 August 1925
Age at death58
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, DRUMMOND Dougald

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