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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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