Great War Dundee
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John Davidson Drummond
- Date of enlistment: August, 1914
- Place of enlistment: Leeds
- Service no:
- Rank: Second Lieutenant
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
- Unit/Ship: 5th Battalion
- Place of Death: Belgium
- Age at Death: 31
- Date of Death: 09.10.1917
- Burial Country: Belgium
- Cemetery: Tyne Cot Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 108 to 111
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth:
- Address: 1 St Johnswood Tce, Dundee
- Occupation: Traveller, Low & Bonar, Dundee
David Drummond, 1 Johnswood Tce, West Park Rd, Dundee
More about John Davidson Drummond
John has no known grave but is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial.
D. Drummond Second-Lieutenant King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
DUNDEE OFFICER WOUNDED AND MISSING.
Second-Lieutenant J. D. Drummond, King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, is officially reported as wounded and missing on 9th October.
Lieutenant Drummond is a son of Mr D. Drummond, St Johnswood Terrace, Dundee, and joined up at Leeds in August, 1914, while he received his commission in June last. Prior to leaving Dundee for Leeds Lieutenant Drummond was employed in the office of Low & Bonar, Limited, manufacturers, Dundee.
Dundee Courier 29th October 1917
Lieut. J. D. Drummond, Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, was previously reported as wounded and missing. Lieut. Drummond, who was 31 years of age, was the forth son of Mr David Drummond 1 St Johnswood Terrace, West Park Road.
Dundee Courier 7th May 1918
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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