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DRUMMOND, L - Lieutenant

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LINDSAY (L) DRUMMOND

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    LINDSAY (L) DRUMMOND

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    LINDSAY (L) DRUMMOND
    22 November 1894
    Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    A.22110
    31 December 1969
    Lieutenant
    Royal Flying Corps
    Royal Military College of Canada
    18 May 1917
    Shot in heart and crashed while attacking German balloon near Geluwe, Belgium
    22 years
    ARRAS FLYING SERVICES MEMORIAL
    Reburied (1956) in Cement House Cemetery, Langemark, Belgium.
    World War I
  • Lieutenant LINDSAY DRUMMOND's Story

  • Born
    22 November 1894 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Enlisted
    31 December 1969 | Age: 75 years
    Buried
    18 May 1917 - ARRAS FLYING SERVICES MEMORIAL | Age: 22 years
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Interesting Facts

  • Born in Toronto. Educated at Upper Canada College. Graduated Bachelor of Civil Engineering  (Mining) Royal Military College of Canada at Kingston, Ont. Commissioned Lieutenant 1st Field Company Canadian Engineers and trained at Valcartier, Quebec. overseas to England in 3rd Field Company Canadian Engineers with first contingent England. To France with 2nd Field company Canadian engineers Sep 1914.Transferred to ! Sqn Royal Flying Corps July 1916 and flew as Observer. Selected for pilot training and returned to England. Back to France as pilot 18 April 1917. Shot down 18 May 1917 while flying a Neuport attacking a German Observation balloon. A bullet struck him in the heart and his plane crashed into a field near Geluwe, Belgium.Surv.by brothers Lt. HA., Garrison Artillery, and Pte RM in a research bn., and parents, Mr. Mrs. Henry A., 1 Deer Park Crescent, Toronto.

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Fallen Soldiers from Toronto Ontario, Canada

Fallen Comrades of the Royal Flying Corps


Fallen Soldiers buried in ARRAS FLYING SERVICES MEMORIAL