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Andrew GETTY

Place of birthFairley, Scotland
SchoolPerth Boys and School of Mines, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
Age on arrival in Australia7
OccupationMining engineer
AddressWest Leederville, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Moore Getty, 322 Railway Parade, West Leederville, Western Australia
Enlistment date20 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll"EA"
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name28th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 7 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 5 June 1918
Place of death or woundingVignacourt, France
Age at death26
Place of burialVignacourt British Cemetery (Plot III, Row D, Grave No. 10), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Moore and Agnes GETTY, Paisley, Scotland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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