Great War Dundee
This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Perth
- Service no: S/22635
- Rank: Lance Corporal
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
- Unit/Ship: 1st/5th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 20
- Date of Death: 13.10.1918
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Avesnes-Le-Sec Communal Cemetery Extention
- Grave/Mem Ref no: A.30.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Longforgan
- Address: West Clepington House, Dundee
- Occupation: Farm Servant, Berryhill Farm, Fowlis
Mrs Drew, Gourdie Farm, Lochee
George Drew, Gourdie Farm, Lochee
More about George Drew
George was the brother of Pte Thomas Drew, 623398, 10th Battalion, Canadian Infantry.
George Drew S/22635 Seaforth Highlanders
Mr George Drew, Gourdie, has received official intimation of the death in action of his son, Lance-Corporal George Drew, Seaforth Highlanders. Lance-Corporal Drew, who was in his 21st year, had been in France two years. Before enlisting he was employed as a farm servant on the farm of Berryhill, Fowlis. A brother, Tom, of the Canadians, is lying wounded in a hospital in England.
Dundee Courier 13th November 1918
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell & Gary Thomson
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