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Bert ANDREWS

Regimental number2028
Place of birthWoodlands, Glen Innes, New England, New South Wales
SchoolGrafton Public School, Clarence River, New South Wales
Other trainingGeneral Stores
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressChapel Street, Prahran, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinSister, Mrs. Margaret Smith, 12 Merriman Terrace, Dawe's Point, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name60th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/77/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll60th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularAndrews Bert was an alias. Name on RoHc was Joseph David Leonard. "None supposed running Despatches -"
FateKilled in Action 12 May 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialQueant Road Cemetery (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 20), Buissy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
170
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Caroline ANDREWS, 98 Young Street, Annandale, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsThere were two others with him, as comrades, at the time of death, all of them were killed, names unknown. (Mother)
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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