George Noel Draper
† Draper, Sergeant George Noel no. 1121
1st Battalion H Company.
“Linden” Beaumont Street, Campsie.
Born at Burwood, son of John Edward and Clara Agar Draper.
Enlisted at Campsie 18/8/1914, aged 20.
Church of England.
Next of kin, father, J.E. Draper, "Linden” Beaumont Street, Campsie.
Casualty list SMH 12/11/1915 Wounded and missing.
Killed in action at the Gallipoli Landing 25/4/1915, aged 20.
Memorial: Lone Pine Memorial, Panel 12.
John Edward Draper was a fruit merchant in Canterbury Road, near Wonga Street. He was an Alderman of Canterbury Municipal Council between 1903 and 1914, and Mayor in 1908, 1909 and 1912.
Tele/Mirror list 11/11/1993 Killed in Action 25-29/4/1915.
Australian War Memorial record available at: https://www.awm.gov.au/people/rolls/R1989661/ [accessed 27.01/2017].
The foundation of the information on this page was copied from the prize winning publication Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe. This book is the culmination of 12 years (1988-2000) research by a team of volunteers from Canterbury and District Historical Society led by Dr Lesley Muir. Without this team's effort and dedication and the Society's willingness and support, this information would not be available today.
An uneditable version of the book Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe is in the eBook section of this wiki. In the main section, there is an alphabetical list of the 1,911 names in the book with a link to the biography copied from the book about each individual. The alphabetical list is titled Canterbury's Boys list. The biographical files are editable, created to provide the space for descendants, historians, researchers, etc to contribute any further information, photographs, newspaper articles, memories, etc. they may have discovered so it is available for this and future generations.
Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe. Edited by Lesley Muir. Campsie, N.S.W. : Canterbury and District Historical Society, 2002