|Age at embarkation||24|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs J A Drummond, Somerset East, Cape Colony, South Africa|
|Rank on enlistment||2nd Lieutenant|
|Unit name||23rd Battalion, 1st Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/40/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Captain|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||23rd Battalion|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
For conspicuous gallantry in action near Bullecourt, when he set a valuable soldierly example of endurance under fire, the successful action of his Company being in a great part due to his personality.
Mention in Despatches
For consistent good work in handling his guns in action and for energy and ability in selecting gun positions.
|Fate||Returned to Australia
'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. His consistent coolness and courage throughout the action was most marked. His fine example of endurance under heavy artillery and machine gun fire was of the utmost value to all.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 189
|Other details||Medals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal|