|Place of birth||Darling Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales|
|School||Cleveland Street Public School, New South Wales|
|Age on arrival in Australia||7|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||49 McKee Street, Ultimo, Sydney, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||33|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs A. Andrews, 49 McKee Street, Ultimo, Sydney, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||2 years in Australian Rifle Regiment in Australia.|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||2nd Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/19/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||2nd Battalion|
|Other details from Roll of Honour Circular||Given name on RoHc is William Thomas.|
|Fate||DOD; secondary fate: DOI
|Place of death or wounding||Sutton Veny, England|
|Date of death|
|Age at death||35|
|Age at death from cemetery records||35|
|Place of burial||Sutton Veny (St. John) Churchyard (Plot 368B, Row E, Grave No. 22), Wiltshire, England|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: William and Mary ANDREWS; husband of Annie ANDREWS, 54 Darghan Street, Glebe, Sydney|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 9 November 1916; admitted to hospital, Cape Town, 1 November 1916 [sic]; found guilty, 8 December 1916, of being absent without leave for 6 hours: award, forfeits 2 days' pay; disembarked Devonport, England, 9 January 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France from 1st Training Bn, 3 May 1917; marched into 1st Australian Divisional Base Depot, Etaples, 4 May 1917.
Taken on strength of 2nd Bn, 11 May 1917.
Found guilty, 14 June 1917, of while on active service, drunkenness: awarded 7 days' Field Punishment No 2.
To divisional duties, 31 October 1917; rejoined unit, 4 November 1917.
On leave to United Kingdom, 8 February 1918; rejoined unit, 25 February 1918.
Admitted to No 2 Australian Field Ambulance, 17 May 1918 (diarrhoea); transferred to No 15 Casualty Clearing Station, 17 May 1918; to No 32 Stationary Hospital, 19 May 1918 (diarrhoea, and debility); to England, 5 June 1918; to War Hospital, Exeter, 6 June 1918; to No 1 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 25 June 1918; discharged to furlough, 27 June 1918; marched into No 1 Command Depot, Sutton Veny, 11 July 1918.
Found guilty, 8 August 1918, of being in the lines, when he should have been on parade: awarded 5 days' confined to camp.
Found guilty, 6 September 1918, of being absent without leave from midnight, 3 September 1918, until 0525 hours, 4 September 1918: award, admonished.
Admitted to Group Clearing Hospital, 8 September 1918 (diarrhoea); marched into No 1 Command Depot, 25 September 1918, and classified 'B1A4'.
Died, Sutton Veny Military Hospital, 20 October 1918 (influenza and pneumonia).
Buried, St John the Evangelist Churchyard, Sutton Veny, 23 October 1918.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, ANDREWS William Thomas|