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Thomas ANDREW

Regimental number76
Place of birthAlbert Street, Goodwood, South Australia
SchoolState School
Other trainingCommercial farming, engineering
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 8"
Weight155 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Andrew, Forest Avenue, Black Forest, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date12 October 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, Machine Gun Section
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board TRANSPORT A33 Ayrshire on 20 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 6 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialShell Green Cemetery (Plot I, Row G, Grave 10), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
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Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Mary ANDREW, Forest Avenue, Black Forest, South Australia. Commemorated in St George the Martyr's Anglican Church, Goodwood, Adelaide, South Australia. Inscription reads: 'To the Glory of God. In Honour of Our Lady, Blessed Michael the Archangel, Blessed George the Martyr & of all the Blessed Saints. To the dear Memory of all those who went forth from this Altar, where they offered the Holy Sacrifice of the Body and Blood of Christ, to give their lives in the Great War. This Screen is Blessed on Anzac Day 25 April 1922 being the Feast of Saint Mark the Evangelist.' Parents: William and Mary J. ANDREW, Forest Avenue, Black Forest, South Australia.
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3011 Warrant Officer Class I Robert Crane ANDREW, Australian Army Ordnance Corps, effective abroad.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Proceeded to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 15 May 1915.

Killed in action, 6 August 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, ANDREW Thomas

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