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Robert William DRUMMOND

Regimental number3645
Place of birthColeraine, Victoria
SchoolColeraine and Hamilton State Schools, Victoria
Other trainingServed in Victorian Cadets, acting Lieutenant when he enlisted.
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationClerk
AddressColeraine, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, R Drummond, 'Bonnie Brae', Coleraine, Victoria
Enlistment date14 August 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name46th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/63/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 28 February 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death18.6
Age at death from cemetery records18
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot I, Row G, Grave No. 14), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
141
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Coleraine Cemetery, Victoria. Parents: Richard (d. 17 July 1932, aged 78; bu. Coleraine) and Mary Christina (d. 18 November 1936, aged 78; bu. Coleraine) DRUMMOND, Bonnie Brae, Coleraine, Victoria
Family/military connectionsCousin: Major Robert William HORE DSO & Bar, 2nd Division Artillery, died of wounds, 11 October 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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