|Place of birth
|Ma Ma Creek, Queensland
|Church of England
|Age at embarkation
|Next of kin
|Mother, Mrs Fleurine Elsie Andrews, Mama Creek via Grantham, Queensland
|Previous military service
|Place of enlistment
|Rank on enlistment
|47th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
|AWM Embarkation Roll number
|Unit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on
|Rank from Nominal Roll
|Unit from Nominal Roll
|Other details from Roll of Honour Circular
|Had joined the rifle club at Townsville. Was working as a farm hand at the Agricultural College Gatton 3 years then was asked to go to Townsville to help in starting an agricultural stock experimental farm; was there 18 mos as farm [?]. (details from mother)
|Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding
|Age at death
|Age at death from cemetery records
|Place of burial
|No known grave
|The Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial (Panel 27), Belgium
The Menin Gate Memorial (so named because the road led to the town of Menin) was constructed on the site of a gateway in the eastern walls of the old Flemish town of Ypres, Belgium, where hundreds of thousands of allied troops passed on their way to the front, the Ypres salient, the site from April 1915 to the end of the war of some of the fiercest fighting of the war.
The Memorial was conceived as a monument to the 350,000 men of the British Empire who fought in the campaign. Inside the arch, on tablets of Portland stone, are inscribed the names of 56,000 men, including 6,178 Australians, who served in the Ypres campaign and who have no known grave.
The opening of the Menin Gate Memorial on 24 July 1927 so moved the Australian artist Will Longstaff that he painted 'The Menin Gate at Midnight', which portrays a ghostly army of the dead marching past the Menin Gate. The painting now hangs in the Australian War Memorial, Canberra, at the entrance of which are two medieval stone lions presented to the Memorial by the City of Ypres in 1936.
Since the 1930s, with the brief interval of the German occupation in the Second World War, the City of Ypres has conducted a ceremony at the Memorial at dusk each evening to commemorate those who died in the Ypres campaign.
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from
|Commemorated in Ma Ma Creek Anglican Cemetery, Queensland. Parents: David and Fleurine ANDREWS, Ma Ma Creek, Queensland
|Brothers: 4358 Pte Bertie Reginald ANDREWS, 25th Bn, killed in action, 10 June 1918; 4357 Pte James Martin ANDREWS, 25th Bn, killed in action, 5 August 1916.
War service: Western FrontMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Next of kin address incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Mama Creek.
|NAA: B2455, ANDREWS George Henry
Red Cross File No 0100902C