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William Edward DRURY

Regimental number12788
Place of birthHoughton, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationPorter
AddressInglewood, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs E J Drury, Inglewood, South Australia
Previous military service78th Infantry
Enlistment date11 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Field Ambulance
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/54/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 31 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Division Headquarters
FateReturned to Australia 12 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 12609 Pte Robert Henry DRURY MM, 11th Field Ambulance, returned to Australia, 19 August 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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