Sergeant David Drummond, 7th Bn Royal Dublin Fusiliers

To hear David’s story read by Polly Lamont of Perth Academy; please press play on the audio file.

 

You can read his story in full and the stories of 71 of his comrades,

in a new 300 page book

SCONE REMEMBERS

OUR MEN FROM THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918

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Sergeant David Drummond 14123, 7th Battalion Royal Dublin Fusiliers

David Drummond was born in St Martins on 18th August 1883 to David and Eliza Drummond.  He was part of a large family, having 9 siblings.  Their father, David, was a tailor and clothier and they lived above the shop.   By 1901 David was no longer living at home; he had finished his education at Perth Academy and was studying in London to join the Civil Service.  At the time of the outbreak of WW1 David had been in Dublin for 8 years, and he enlisted into the Royal Dublin Fusiliers.  Sergeant David Drummond was killed in action on 23rd September 1916, on the Struma Plains in Macedonia during the British offensives in Bala and Zir district.  He was 33 years old.  He was awarded the Victory and British War medals.

 



2 Comments

  • Sandra murray

    Aug 28, 2017 - Reply

    Thank you for this information I have tried to find any info on this great uncle for some time.
    I have a letter from him to my grand mother a few months before he was killed 1916
    My mother was Eliza Milne and my grandmother Eliza Drummond.
    Thank you so much
    Sandra Murray

    • Peter Olsen

      Oct 20, 2017 - Reply

      Hi Sandra
      glad to be of help. David will be featured in a book we are writing to be published early next year and on a memorial plaque in Scone later in the year. the precise position is still being decided but most likely in Scone park

      Regards
      Pete
      Scone Remembers

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