|Place of birth||Endunda, South Australia|
|Address||Cleve, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||23|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs M Dreckow, Cleve, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||General Reinforcements (2nd South Australian)|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/111/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Orontes on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||32nd Battalion|
|Fate||Died of disease
|Age at death from cemetery records||23|
|Place of burial||Compton Chamberlayne Cemetery, Wiltshire, England|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Christian and Mary DRECKOW, Riverton, South Australia|
War service: England.
Embarked Sydney, 5 June 1918; admitted to Ship's Hospital, 26 July 1918 (influenza); discharged, 31 July 1918; disemebarked Liverpool, England, 11 August 1918; marched into 9th Training Bn, Fovant, 12 August 1918.
Allotted to 32nd Bn reinforcements, 13 August 1918.
Marched into D/S Training Bn, Codford, 13 August 1918.
Admitted to Brigade Clearing Hospital, 27 August 1918; marched into D/S Training Bn, Codford, 20 September 1918.
Admitted to Group Clearing Hospital, Hurdcott, 9 October 1918 (broncho pneumonia); transferred to Fovant Military Hospital, 14 October 1918.
Died, Fovant Military Hospital, 19 October 1918 (broncho pneumonia).
Buried, 24 October 1918.Medal: British War Medal.
|Sources||NAA: B2455, DRECKOW Alfred Alwin|