DREW, Norman

Rank: 
Lance Corporal
Regiment/Corps: 
Scots Guards 4th Bn.
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
2697714
Died : 
Sunday, October 4, 1942
Died on war service
Died in the UK
Age: 
27
Lance Corporal Norman Drew was found dead on 23rd October 1942 in the River Arkaig Achnacarry, 100 yards South of the Iron Bridge. He was last seen alive on the 4th October 1942.  The cause of death is recorded as by drowning and he was seen after death by Capt. J. E. Symondson, RAMC, the Medical Officer at Achnacarry. The informant is shown as a CSM at the Commando Depot. 
 
From the 5th-17th October 1942 a Scots Guards detachment of 8 Officers and 138 OR's attended a course at the CBTC.  Gdsm. William Hughes, Scots Guards, also died by drowning on this date and at this location.
 
Service in a Commando is not established.
 
Sources 
Register of Deaths in the district of Kilmallie via www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk
CVA Gallery list of Courses at the CBTC
 

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