1891 Apr 25. born Portsmouth, Hampshire
1901 census at 147, Lake Road, Portsmouth,
1911 census He is a boarder at St Andrews Cottage E Liss Hampshire. He is a Chauffeur Electric Light Plant Attendant Domestic at Rose & Co, Southsea
1913/1914 Working at Gibson Electric in Totonto
1914 Mar 14. He leaves UK for Canada . He is a Machinist.
1915 Jan 11. Enlists in Canadian Exp Force . Reaches Corporal in Canadian ASC
1918 Jan 24. The undermentioned Cadets to be temp. .2nd Lts. (on prob.).
1919 Nov 11. Transferred to unemployed list. 2nd Lt. C. N. Drew
1920 Sep 10. Joined ADRIC with service no 532. Posted to Coy
1920 Nov 9. Transferred to RIC transport and struck off strength of ADRIC. 3rd class DI
1948 Jan 1. Gazetted MBE. Cecil Nicholas DREW, Esq., District Inspector, Royal Ulster Constabulary.
1950 Jan 3. Posted to Greece
1967 Died Bangor, Co Down Left £10,638 in his will