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William Robert ANDREWS

Regimental number2856
Place of birthGeelong, Victoria
ReligionBaptist
OccupationDental mechanic
AddressAshfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Robert Chisholm Andrews, 305 Meyer Street, Geelong, Victoria
Previous military service70th Infantry
Enlistment date23 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name59th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 3 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Unspecified


Recommendation date: 27 February 1918

FateReturned to Australia 20 October 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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