|Place of birth||Carlton, Victoria|
|School||Toorak State School, Victoria|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||34|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Sarah Drew, 9 John Street, Prahran, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||8th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/25/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on
|Regimental number from Nominal Roll||1150|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Quartermaster Sergeant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||60th Battalion|
|Fate||Died of wounds
|Age at death from cemetery records||36|
|Place of burial||Estaires Communal Cemetery (Plot III, Row C, Grave No 23), France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: John William and Sarah Drew, Plant Street, Malvern, Victoria [wrongly recorded as New South Wales on OWG site]|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 5 April 1915.
Appointed Lance Corporal, 28 April 1915.
Promoted Corporal, 28 August 1915.
Appointed Acting Company Quartermaster Sergeant, 30 December 1915.
Disembarked Alexandria, 7 January 1916 (general Gallipoli evacuation).
Transferred to 60th Bn, 22 February 1916, and taken on strength, Tel el Kebir, 24 February 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
Reported Wounded in Action, 19 July 1916.
Died of wounds, 1st Australian Casualty Clearing Station, 19 July 1916.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, DREW Edward John|