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William Francis Purcil ANDREWS

Regimental number57
Place of birthBendigo, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationTelegraphist
Address148 Myrtle Street, Bendigo, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, W E Andrews, Bandstone, Western Australia
Previous military service67th Infantry
Enlistment date27 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Divisional Signal Company
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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