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    Group Captain Edward Stephen Dru Drury AFC #26131
    Ex Cranwell graduate 1929

    BIRTH 24 MARCH 1910 • Corfe Castle, Dorset, England

    DEATH 17 SEPTEMBER 1948 • R.A.F. station Manby, Lincolnshire, England

    Sunday Pictorial (Mirror)
    Sunday 19 September 1948
    Page 3

    RAF expert dead in churchyard
    An inquest was opened at Manby Aerodrome (Lincs) yesterday on Group Captain Edward Drury, A.F.C.. thirty-eight year-old
    aircraft gun expert, who was found dead in a local churchyard. It is believed that police found a revolver near him.
    Drury, who lived at Corfe Castle, Dorset introduced the 40mm. tank buster into the Desert Air Force in 1942.
    He has a son of -five-
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