Jack's Diary

The diary of Sergeant Samuel John "Jack" Drew M.M., August 1918 to January 1919.

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Location: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Over 60, with a son 32 and a daughter 22. Retired on 26 October, 2007, after 37 years with the company. No matter, I've led an interesting life with much travel in Southeast Asia, the Pacific Region, and a little bit of Africa.

Sunday, September 24, 2006

Page 17 - September 24th

Tuesday 24th Sept dawned very cold & clear. The old fire is doing its bit now right enough. Another route march during the morning, but a lazy afternoon. Change of weather has given me a cold.

Sunday 24th Sept and the birds were very quiet this morning at dawn. Over tha past 24 hours, have had contact with two new people with Drew in their ancestry, and one of them is the first I have contaced who was actually born a Drew, and her married name suggests that she might be related to herself through marriage - the name appears regularly through the family history as a 'spouse of'.


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