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George Wright ANDREWS

Regimental number3509
Place of birthCrystal Brook, South Australia
AddressLaura, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37
Height5' 5.5"
Weight131 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Andrews, Fern Glen, Laura, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date27 April 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 12 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 September 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred John and Margaret ANDREWS; Sister: Jesse Brown ANDREWS. Father born in England.
Discharge date16/04
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1825 Pte Colin Lawson ANDREWS, 5th Pioneer Bn, returned to Australia, 3 July 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Raranga', 8 September 1919; discharged (medically unfit: gun shot wound, face, right leg), Adelaide, 16 April 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death26 April 1940
Age at death60
Place of burialAIF Cemetery (Light Oval, 10 Centre North, Grave No. 460), West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, ANDREWS George Wright

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