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Charles Alfred ANDREWS

Regimental number5028
Place of birthRedfern, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolNewton Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway officer
AddressSwerdna, Lakemba, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, A R Andrews, Swerdna Lakemba, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date27 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT SS Makarini on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Date of death19 August 1916
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialSerre Road Cemetery No. 2 (Plot XXVII, Row B, Grave No. 16), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred and Henrietta ANDREWS, 'Swerdina', Remley Street, Lakemba, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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