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Robert E. Drummond U.S. Army WWII
Robert E. Drummond U.S. Army WWII


 
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Date of Birth: 11/23/1924
Died On: 2/2/2009
Street Address: 1 Riverside View
Service Number: 32812810
Branch of Service: U.S. Army-WWII

Veteran Code: USARMY-175


BIOGRAPHY
 
Robert E. Drummond was born in New York in 1924. In Rye his family lived at 1 Riverside View. Robert was a Rye High School Graduate, Class of 1942. He enlisted and served in the U.S. Army during World War II.

Robert Edward Drummond, 84, died Feb. 2, 2009, at Cheshire Memorial Hospital in Keene. He was born Nov. 23, 1924, to Arthur and Mary Jane Drummond. He was a resident of Rye, N.Y., for more than 75 years. He attended Milton Grammar School in Rye and was a graduate of Rye High School. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He attended Union College in Schenectady, N.Y., where he studied mechanical and electrical engineering while working summers at Brailsford & Company in Rye. He worked in the machine shop at Brailsford, eventually becoming chief engineer and general manager. In 1984, he took over as president and CEO of the company, which designed and manufactured miniature motors and pumps for a variety of industries. Retiring in 2002, he relocated to Hancock, with his wife, where he spent his last years enjoying small town life in rural New England. Family members include his wife of 21 years, Bonnie Drummond of Hancock; a sister, Ruth Thomas of Southbury, Conn.; three sons, Robert Drummond Jr. of Hillsborough, David Drummond of Port Chester, N.Y., and Jonathan Drummond of Poughkeepsie, N.Y.; a daughter, Kristin Spicer of Walls, Miss.; a stepdaughter, Beth Vacco of Pembroke; six grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter. SERVICES: Private services will be held in the spring. Memorial donations may be made to Hancock Fire & Rescue, PO Box 6, Hancock 03449. Arrangements by Raymond-Wentworth Funeral Home, 8 Elm St., Bridgton, Maine
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5 of 5 robert e drummond jr March 25, 2021
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he was a member of rye presbyterian church

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