1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

Frank Drury

Contributed by: Barry Barnes, on 2008-11-25

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Rank
First Name Frank
Surname Drury
Year of Birth 1899
Year of Death 1918
Regiment London Regiment
Place of Wartime Residence Acton, Middlesex

Frank's Story

Frank Herbert Drury was born on 31st August 1899 at Acton, Middlesex. He was the second of two sons and one daughter for Arthur Miles and Theresa (formerly Ilsley) both of Acton, Middlesex).

Frank held the rank of Rifleman and was attested into the 15th London Regiment with Regimental Number 537157. He later transferred to 5th (City of London) Battalion (London Rifle Brigade) with Regimental Number 318424.

After a brief period of training Frank went to France where he served with his unit until he “died of wounds” on 24th June 1918, shortly before the end of hostilities. He was awarded the British War Medal, and Victory Medal.

FrankÂ’s name is commemorated at Aubigny Community Cemetery Extension at reference IV. J.5. (Historical information about Aubigny Community Cemetery Extension is on the web site for the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.)

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