William Henry ANDREWS

Regimental number2014
Place of birthBelfast, Co Antrim, Ireland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressLouisa Street, Goodwood, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Height5' 3.75"
Weight137 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs kate Andrews, Louisa Street, Goodwood, South Australia
Previous military service69 days, 9th Light Horse Brigade, Australian Imperial Force.
Enlistment date12 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Morea on 26 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 24 June 1916
Discharge date17 October 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Taken on strength of 27th Bn from 3rd reinforcements, Gallipoli peninsula, 12 October 1915.

Admitted to 7th Field Ambulance, 23 October 1915 (deafness); transferred to 16th Casualty Clearing Station, 23 October 1915; to Mudros on board HS 'Formosa', 23 October 1915; to England, 25 October 1915, and admitted to Brook War Hospital, 9 November 1915.

Embarked Plymouth and commenced return to Australia on HT 'Euripides' for home service, 24 June 1916. Disembarked Adelaide and discharged on account of being medically unfit for continued service, 17 October 1916 (deafness and deformed left foot).

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