Alan Malcolm (Montie) ANDREWS

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ANDREWS, Alan Malcolm

Service Number: 325
Enlisted: 17 August 1914, Sydney, New South Wales
Last Rank: Company Quartermaster Sergeant
Last Unit: 53rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Wingham, New South Wales, 13 December 1894
Home Town: Haberfield, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Sydney Grammar School
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Died of accidental injuries (fractured skull), Salisbury, England, 17 March 1917, aged 22 years
Cemetery: Baverstock (St. Edith) Churchyard
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

17 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 325, Sydney, New South Wales
18 Oct 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 325, 1st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Afric, Sydney
18 Oct 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 325, 1st Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
25 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 325, 1st Infantry Battalion, ANZAC Gallipoli
10 May 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Company Quartermaster Sergeant, SN 325, 53rd Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Alan Malcolm Dickson ANDREWS was born on 13th December, 1894 in Wingham, New South Wales

His parents were Joseph ANDREWS & Matilda Ellen BROWN who married in NSW in 1887

Biography

"ANDREWS.- Died on active service, March 12, C.Q.M.S., Alan Malcolm Dickson (Montie) dearly loved elder son of J. Andrews, & M. E. Andrews, Ercildoune, Deakin Avenue, Haberfield and brother of Private Keith, Lorna, Gladys, and Marjorie, aged 22 years.

Soldier, rest, thy warfare o'er, Sleep the sleep that knows not breaking, Dream of battle fields no more, Days of danger, nights of waking.

ANDREWS.- Died on active service, March 12 C.Q.M.S. Alan Malcolm Dickson (Montie), dearly loved nephew of M. E. and L. G. and cousin of Lyle and Esme Andrews, Ellerslie, Deakin avenue, Haberfield, aged 22 years.

A noble life ended, He died that we might live.

ANDREWS.- Died on active service March 12, C.Q.M.S. Alan Malcolm Dickson (Montie), dearly loved nephew of C. H. Brown, Ercildoune, Deakin avenue, Haberfield, aged 22 years.

Till the resurrection morn." - from the Sydney Morning Herald 28 Mar 1917 (nla.gov.au)

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