John James Drum

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Drum, Lance Corporal John James no.3034

1st Battalion 10th Reinforcements.

Campsie Street, Campsie.

Labourer.

Born 1885 at Marrickville, son of Francis & Anne Drum.

Enlisted at Liverpool 1/7/1915, aged 30.

Single.

Catholic.

Next of kin, sister, Mary Ann Ferguson, Campsie Street, Campsie.

Embarked from Sydney 8/10/1915 per HMAT A69 Warialda.

Returned to Australia 5/1/1919.

Married Margaret Ward 1924.

Died 26/4/1953 aged 67.

Rookwood Cemetery Garden of Remembrance Wall 14 Panel B.

Roll of Honour, Canterbury District.

Australian War Memorial record available at: https://www.awm.gov.au/people/rolls/R1988510/ [accessed 27/01/2017].

Special acknowledgement

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.

Note

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.

Reference

Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe. Edited by Lesley Muir. Campsie, N.S.W. : Canterbury and District Historical Society, 2002