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Frederick George DRURY

Regimental number6500
Place of birthSt Arnaud, Victoria
SchoolTaught by his father at Mollongghip
Other trainingA two year course at Dean High School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrocer
AddressMollongghip Post Office, Mollongghip, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, J.T. Drury, Mollongghip Post Office, Mollongghip, Victoria
Enlistment date14 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 2 May 1917
Place of death or woundingQueant, Bullecourt Battle (France)
Age at death19.3
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialBoisguillaume Communal Cemetery Extension (Row A, Grave No. 7B), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
52
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Thomas and Christina DRURY, State School, Fyansford, Victoria. Native of St. Armand, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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