Historical information

Claude Vincent Drury (Service No. 10536) commenced with the RAN in December 1922. His records show he served for a period of 3 years and was stationed at the London Depot and on the HMAS Cerberus and HMAS Geramium (survey ship) between 1922-1925 (National Archives online, Series A6770, Barcode 4414684).


This photograph is significant for its historical connections to Claude Vincent Drury who served in the RAN during the early to mid 1920s.

Physical description

Postcard from Claude Vincent Drury (c.1922-1925) in uniform with a hat with "Cumberland" on it to Elsie and Clarence.

Inscriptions & markings

Handwritten message "From Claude/ To Elsie/ and Clarence/ with love"
Printed on back of postcard "Photo by C. Purris(?) ... Photographic Studio,/ 101 Fore Street Devon ... 4863"