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Ernest ANDREWS

Regimental number1714
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Andrews, Templeton Street, Clunes, Victoria
Enlistment date5 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 14 April 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll6211
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Corporal
Unit from Nominal RollAnzac Provost Corps
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Family/military connectionsBrother: 7451 Pte Edward John ANDREWS, 44th Bn, killed in action, 28 March 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Returned to Australia. Re-enlisted, and re-embarked as R6211, Private, 5th Bn, 20th Reinforcement, from Melbourne on HMAT A14 'Euripides', 11 September 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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