Drever, Alexander (959)
Place of Birth: Port Melbourne, VIC
Age: 23 years 2 months
Enlistment Details: Wednesday, 17 February 1915 – Bacchus Marsh, VIC
Service Number: 959 view online service record
Next of Kin:
Ada Drever (mother)
Date: Monday, 21 June 1915
Ship: HMAT Uganda A66
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 8th Light Horse Regiment – 6th Reinforcements
KIA: Thursday, 4 October 1917
Private, 8 Infantry, killed in action 4 October, 1917, Belgium, aged 26, commemorated Menin Gate Memorial, Belgium.
Parents: William Wallace and Ada Matilda DREVER, born Port Melbourne, educated SS. A 23-year-old when he enlisted at Bacchus Marsh, address given as c/o Coimadai Post Office. Also known as William Alexander DREVER. The circular was returned from Ballan with Port Melbourne as closest place of association. No known grave.
Additional research by Brian Membrey