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George ANDREWS

Regimental number1106
Place of birthAylesbury, Buckinghamshire, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address25 St John Street, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, James Andrews, 25 St John Street, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, England
Previous military service6 years Oxford & Bucks Infantry (Volunteer)
Enlistment date13 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from
Two ships sailed from Fremantle carrying men from the 28th Battalion Headquarters, and Companies A, B, C and D. From embarkation records it is not possible to distinguish exactly which ship each man sailed on. They are: 30 officers and 982 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A11, 'Ascanius', on 29 June 1915 and 12 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A36, 'Thirty-Six, on 12 July 1916.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted in AIF on 7 May 1915. Wounded 24 April 1916.
FateDied of wounds 24 April 1916
Place of death or woundingFleurbaix, France (Battle of Fromelles)
Age at death26
Place of burialBailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 160), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
112
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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