"A noble hero true and brave, peacefully sleeps in a soldier's grave"
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C Coy 12th Battalion
Born 03 January 1894 in Melbourne
Son of James & N DREVER of Port Melbourne
Occupation prior to enlistment concrete plasterer
Enlisted 03 June 1916
Served in France, Belgium and Germany
Wounded at Messines Ridge
Returned to Australia August 1919
All Australia Memorial SA Edition Section G
Born: Richmond, Victoria
Son of Mrs Florence Drummy, Leopold, Victoria
Occupation prior to Enlistment: School Teacher
Enlisted: 31st July 1915, Melbourne, Victoria
He did not embark, as he was discharged at his own request for family reasons on 20th October 1915.
Education Department's Record of War Service 1914-1919 Victoria
DRYSDALE, William Willis
Service no 88
2nd Field Ambulance
Born Melbourne, Vic.
Son of W W DRYSDALE
Of 8 Drysdale Street, Port Melbourne, Vic.
Occupation prior to enlistment Driver
Enlisted 18 August 1914
Served at Gallipoli
Died of wounds 21 May 1916
Commemorated Lone Pine Memorial
Weekly Times Saturday 03 July 1915 page 28