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Full Name
Thomas Morris Drummond
Rank Last Held
Sergeant
Forename(s)
Thomas Morris
Surname
Drummond
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
8400
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Motor mechanic
Next of Kin
Mrs S.F. Drummond (mother), 212 Jackson Street, Petone, Wellington, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
103 Vanguard Street, Nelson, New Zealand
Military District
Nelson
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 1st Echelon
Embarkation Unit
Headquarters, 20 Battalion
Embarkation Date
5 January 1940
Place of Embarkation
Lyttelton, Canterbury, New Zealand
Vessel
Dunera
Destination
Britain
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 1
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 52
Campaigns
Greece
Last Unit Served
New Zealand Army Ordnance Corps
Place of Death
Greece
Date of Death
26 April 1941
Age at Death
26
Year of Death
1941
Memorial Name
Athens Memorial, Phaleron War Cemetery, Athens, Greece
Memorial Reference
Face 14.
Biographical Notes
Thomas Drummond was the son of Oliver Henry Melvin Drummond and of Frances Sarah Drummond (nee Cross), Nelson, New Zealand.
Description of Image
  • Wreath, 1999, laid by the Greek Community on the Cenotaph in the Domain, Auckland and later moved to the Hall of Memories, Auckland War Memorial Museum on Anzac Day 1999 in memory of those who died in Greece.
  • Hall of Memories, World War 2, Auckland War Memorial Museum, April 1999, view 1
  • Hall of Memories, World War 2, Auckland War Memorial Museum, April 1999, view 2
Sources Used
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940)
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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