George Drew

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Perth
  • Service no: S/22635
  • Rank: Lance Corporal
  • Awards:
  • 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.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Longforgan
  • Address: West Clepington House, Dundee
  • Occupation: Farm Servant, Berryhill Farm, Fowlis
  • Mother:

    Mrs Drew, Gourdie Farm, Lochee

  • Father:

    George Drew, Gourdie Farm, Lochee

  • Siblings:

    Thomas

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

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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