Donald Keith Reece Drew

First Name: 
Donald
Middle Name: 
Keith Reece
Last Name: 
Drew
Alternate Spelling: 
Reice
Mother's Name: 
Agnes Drew
Father's Name: 
George Drew
Date Enlisted: 
Sunday, June 6, 1915
Rank at Enlistment: 
Private
Rank at Discharge: 
Driver
Unit: 
Field Ambulance
Company: 
14th Company
Awards: 
1914/1915 Star
British War Medal
Victory Medal
Date of Death: 
Wednesday, May 9, 1917
Place of Death: 
France
Cause of Death: 
Killed in action
Details: 

Donald Drew was born about 1888 and at the time of enlistment was a single 26 year old painter from Wollongong, NSW. He embarked on HMAT A67 Orsova with 12th Reinforcements, 1st Field Ambulance on 10th November 1915.

He saw service in Egypt and on the Western Front as a driver with 14th Field Ambulance but
on 9th May 1917 he was killed in action. Donald is buried in Vaulx Australian Field Ambulance Cemetery. Plot I, Row C, Grave 16.

His enlistment papers give his name as Donald Keith Reece Drew.

Sources: 
NAA: B2455, DREW D K R

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