Boer War Queens South Africa Medal & British War Medal to Lieutenant J. Drury, 41st Battalion, Australian Imperial Force, late 7th N. British War Medal 1914-20 impressed named to LIEUT.The two medals are his full entitlement for both wars. James Willoughby Drury was born in Plymouth, Devon in April 1878, from whence he made his way to New Zealand and found work as a printer in Auckland. He attested for the 7th N. Contingent and, having been commissioned Lieutenant, was embarked in the S. Gulf of Taranto in April 1901. Brief service in the Transvaal ensued but he was invalided home in November of the same year - according to Drury on account of an injury to his knee caused by a ricochet bullet but his C. Begged to differ when a claim for compensation was made by Drury around 1902. In November 1915, he attested for the Australian Expeditionary Force at Brisbane, and was appointed a 2nd Lieutenant on the home establishment. In June 1917, however, he was embarked for England, where he served in the 41st Battalion until the years end.
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