Malvern College Second World War Casualty

Lieut. Basil Whitfield Drew

House and time at Malvern: Sch, 1934 - 1939.

Regiment: Sherwood Foresters.
Died: 02 April 1945 aged 24 in Germany. Killed in action.
Battle: Western Allied invasion of Germany: March May 1945. Cemetery: Reichswald Forest War Cemetery 33. E. 10.

Son of Alfred Edward Drew, and of Margaret Nichols Drew, of Deganwy, Caernarvonshire, and of Baslow Vicarage, Bakewell, Derbyshire.
Sixth Form. Ledbury Cap, 1938, 1939. L/Corporal in Corps.
Downing College, Cambridge for one year.
Commissioned Sherwood Foresters in 1941. Wounded at El Alamein. Attached 6th/12th (Airborne) Bn. Devonshire Regime and killed on 2nd April after the Rhine Crossing.