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Ralph Innes DRUMMOND

Regimental number6807
Place of birthFindon, South Australia
SchoolWoodville Public School, South Australia
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationTurner
AddressFindon, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, J Drummond, Findon Road, Findon, South Australia
Previous military service77th Infantry; Served in the Cadets.
Enlistment date6 August 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 May 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death21.9
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery (Plot III, Row R, Grave No. 21), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
145
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Elizabeth Gollan DRUMMOND. Native of Findon, South Australia
Family/military connectionsHis brother Pte Hugh Matheson Drummond served in the 48th Battalion.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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