(Service number 68517)

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Date 9 March 1896 Place of Birth Mosgiel

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment 52 Raymond Street, Timaru
Occupation Carpenter
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs J. DRUMMOND (mother), C/o Mr Wm STEWART, Farmer, Heriot, Otago; then 52 Raymond Street, Timaru
Religion Presbyterian
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 33rd Reinforcements, Auckland Infantry Regiment, A Comoany
Date 31 December 1917
Transport Athenic
Embarked From Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

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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 Age
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

George Drummond was born on 9 March 1896 at Mosgiel, the elder son of George William and Jane Brown (née Stewart) Drummond. His father died in 1900, leaving Jane with two little sons. George started at Mosgiel School, moving to Timaru Main in October 1903. Late in 1907 George and his brother Willie entered Gisborne Upper Central School and at the beginning of the 1908 school year Whatatutu School in the Gisborne district. In 1910 George was back at Timaru Main School. George was a carpenter living at home with his mother in Timaru when he enlisted, naming his mother as next-of-kin. What became of George after the war? His younger brother, William Stewart Drummond, also served in World War I.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [04 August 2020]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [04 August 2020]; School Admission records [04 August 2020]

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