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George Stuart Drought

Rank: Private
Townland: Revelstoke
Town/Village: Kamloops, British Columbia,
Civil Parish:
Catholic Parish:
Country: Canada
Alternative Address: Newport, Co. Mayo
Census 1901: Resident at Newport, Co.Mayo
Census 1911: Possible census for mother and sister
Regiment/Unit: 102nd Regiment, Rocky Mountain Rangers, Canadian Expeditionary Force
Regiment Number: 2323390
Date of Death: 07-10-1951

George was born in Co. Longford, possibly in Edgeworthstown. His father, Edward was a railway gatekeeper, likely working on the Achill line for the Midland & Great Western Railway. Prior to emigrating to Canada in 1902, George was working as a carpenter. He enlisted in March 1917 in Kamloops, BC. After the war George worked as a railway labourer and sectionman. George passed away on the 7th October 1951 in Vancouver, BC.

Parents Names: Son of Eliza Drought (née Bamford) and the late Edward Drought.
Notes: George and Eliza (Elisa) had 6 surviving children, including George's sister, Harriet Stewart, with whom she was living for many years. One of George's brothers, William, also lived in Canada, (Vancouver).

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