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Albert Edwin Miles ANDREWS

Regimental number16301
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway employee
AddressNorthern Territory, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation39.7
Height6' 0"
Weight161 lbs
Next of kinFather, Samuel Phillip Andrews, Morris Street, Summer Hill, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 18 months in Kitchener's Horse, South Africa (Boer War); awarded medal with 5 clasps.
Enlistment date8 November 1915
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameNovember 1916 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 11 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal RollField Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 10 September 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Discharge date13 June 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ulysses', 10 September 1917; disembarked, Melbourne, 13 November 1917; discharged (medically unfit: delusional insanity), Sydney, 13 May 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death18 May 1955 Callan Park Mental Hospital
Age at death83
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, ANDREWS Albert Edwin Miles

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