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James Silas ANDREWS

Regimental number5551
Place of birthBurra, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStoreman
AddressMaylands, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Ann Andrews, Bellington Road, Maylands, South Australia
Enlistment date18 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 28 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Recommendation date: 19 June 1918

FateReturned to Australia 18 December 1918
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialWest Terrace Cemetery (Portion A.I.F., Path 5 N, Grave No. 10W), Adelaide
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
109
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Mary ANDREWS. Native of Burra, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Date of death8 February 1921
Age at death23
Place of burialAIF Cemetery (Row 5 West, Grave 10), West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia

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