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Hugh Mathison DRUMMOND

Regimental number1658
Place of birthFindon, South Australia
SchoolWoodville State School, South Australia
OccupationDairy farmer
AddressFindon via Woodville, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Gollan Drummond, Findon via Woodville, South Australia
Previous military service31st AASC; Served in the Cadets.
Enlistment date17 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name48th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/65/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 11 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 April 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt Hugh Matheson Drummond on NR
Place of death or woundingNo information received except 'Missing.'
Age at death23.10
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialDernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot X, Row G, Grave No. 10), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Elizabeth Gollan DRUMMOND. Native of Findon, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 6807 Pte Ralph Innes DRUMMOND, 48th Bn, killed in action, 3 May 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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