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Oscar Desmond DREW

Regimental number2471
Place of birthLang Lang, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressGeraldton, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kin..., V C Drew, 123 Cantonment Street, Fremantle, Western Australia
Enlistment date15 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A51 Chilka on 18 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 1 May 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1053 Pte Victori Charles DREW, 28th Bn, died of wounds, 10 June 1916.
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death8 January 1986
Age at death90
Place of burialTumut Cemetery, New South Wales

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