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Andrew ANDREWS

Regimental number4975
Place of birthGrenfell, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address42 Caroline Street, Redfern, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Andrews, Bundah Street, Grenfell, New South Wales
Enlistment date21 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 5 June 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1893
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularThe following was written on the RoHc. "Correct name David L Andrews". Enlisted 21 December 1915, allotted regimental number 4975 and posted to reinforcements of 18th Bn. Transferred to reinforcements of 51st Bn and reallotted regimental number 1893. Taken on strength of 44 Bn 27 October 1916. Wounded 4 June 1917.
FateDied of wounds 14 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death28
Place of burialTrois Arbres Cemetery (Plot I, Row P, Grave No 22), Steenwerck, France
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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