Walton Pentreath ANDREW


ANDREW, Walton Pentreath

Service Numbers: 507, 507N
Enlisted: 29 February 1916, Sydney
Last Rank: Driver
Last Unit: 4th Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Lighthouse, London, England, 1898
Home Town: Woolwich, Hunters Hill, New South Wales
Schooling: Sydney Grammar School
Occupation: Student & Clerk
Died: Died of wounds, France, 4 October 1918
Cemetery: Bellicourt British Cemetery
Plot II, Row K, Grave 8
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Sydney Grammar School WW1 Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

29 Feb 1916: Enlisted Royal Australian Navy, Able Seaman Driver, SN 507, 1st Royal Australian Naval Bridging Train, Sydney
22 Aug 1916: Involvement SN 507, 1st Royal Australian Naval Bridging Train
22 Aug 1916: Embarked SN 507, 1st Royal Australian Naval Bridging Train, RMS Mooltan, Melbourne
30 Mar 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, SN 507, 4th Field Artillery Brigade, Re-enlisted in Kubu in Egypt
4 Oct 1918: Involvement Driver, SN 507N, 4th Field Artillery Brigade

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Walton Pentreath ANDREW was born in Lighthouse in London, England in 1898

His parents were Edgar Henry ANDREW & Sarah West HILL

He first enlisted in Sydney on 29th February, 1916 with the Royal Australian Navy Bridging Train & embarked with the 14th reinforcements as an able seaman driver on 22nd August, 1916 on the RMS Mooltan from Melbourne

After this was disbanded on 30th March, 1917  he then enlisted in the Army while in Kubu, Egypt on 30th March, 1917 with the 4th Field Artillery Brigade as a driver

Walton died of wounds in France on 4th October, 1918 and is buried in the Bellicourt British Cemetery

Medals:  British War Medal & Victory Medal