DRAKE, Edward Allen
(Service number 3/100a)

First Rank Private Last Rank Private


Date 21 March 1889 Place of Birth Timaru

Enlistment Information

Date 15 Aug 1914-31 Dec 1915 Age
Address at Enlistment North St, Timaru
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Mrs Drake, North St, Timaru
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation Main Body
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Ambulance
Date 16 October 1914
Transport Star of India
Embarked From Auckland Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 28 May 1979 Age 90 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Taita Lawn Cemetery, Lower Hutt
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Edward Allen Drake was the third son of Edward and Eliza (née Allan) Drake.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [15 December 2016];NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [15 December 2016]

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