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Albert ANDREWS

Regimental number64152
Date of birth26 April 1896
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressMerrion Crescent, Wonthaggi, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 6.75"
Weight116 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs J. Andrews, Launching Place, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Place of enlistmentWonthaggi, Victoria
Unit name5th General Service Reinforcements (Egypt)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Port Darwin on 14 September 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Light Horse Machine Gun Squadron
FateReturned to Australia 6 July 1919
Discharge date13 September 1919
Other details

War service: embarked Sydney, 14 September 1918; disembarked Suez, 9 October 1918; marched in to Central Training Depot, Moascar, 19 October 1918.

Marched out to Australian Machine Gun Training Unit, 20 November 1918.

Taken on strength, 4th Australian Machine Gun Squadron, 17 December 1918.

Tried by Field General Court Martial, Moascar, 23 July 1919, on charge of receiving stolen goods, 15 July 1919: Found guilty; awarded 3 months' imprisonment with hard labour; sentence communted to 90 days' Field Punishment No 2.

Commenced return to Australia from Kantara on board HT 'Burma', 6 July 1919 (prisoner); disembarked Melbourne, 29 August 1919; discharged Services no longer required), Melbourne, 13 September 1919.

Medals: automatically forfeited.

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