LieutenantDREWRY, GEORGE LESLIE

Died 02/08/1918

Aged 23

H.M. Trawler "William Jackson."
Royal Naval Reserve

V C

Son of Thomas and Mary Drewry, of 58, Claremont Rd., Forest Gate.

Citation

An extract from "The London Gazette," No. 29264, dated 13th Aug., 1915, records the following

"Assisted Commander Unwin at the work of securing the lighters under heavy rifle and maxim fire. He was wounded in the head, but continued his work and twice subsequently attempted to swim from lighter to lighter with a line."

Buried at CITY OF LONDON CEMETERY AND CREMATORIUM, MANOR PARK

Location: Essex, United Kingdom
Number of casualties: 730

Cemetery/memorial reference: 197. 90251.

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Please be advised that some of the documents, especially the burial returns and exhumation reports, may contain information which some people may find distressing. The original archive records and their digital copies remain the property of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, but are available for re-use for private and non-commercial purposes.
DISCLAIMER:
This collection of documents was assembled by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission and its predecessors as part of the processes involved in the commemoration of individuals. As a result, they contain many corrections and alterations which reflect their use as working documents. For further information concerning the history of the collection, please see our About Our Records page.
Please be advised that some of the documents, especially the burial returns and exhumation reports, may contain information which some people may find distressing. The original archive records and their digital copies remain the property of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, but are available for re-use for private and non-commercial purposes.