Percival Henry ANDREWS

Badge Number: 300, Sub Branch: Westbourne Pk

ANDREWS, Percival Henry

Service Number: 3655
Enlisted: 27 January 1915, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 7th Field Ambulance
Born: Adelaide, South Australia, 4 October 1874
Home Town: Glenelg, Holdfast Bay, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Accountant
Died: Natural causes (ruptured heart), Adelaide, SA, 28 October 1950, aged 76 years
Cemetery: Centennial Park Cemetery, South Australia
Interred 01 November 1950 Exhumed and site surrendered
Memorials: Adelaide Rowing Club WW1 Pictorial Honour Board, Glenelg and District WW1 & WW2 Honour Board, Hackney St Peter's College Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

27 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Adelaide, South Australia
31 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, 3655, 7th Field Ambulance, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1,

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31 May 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Sergeant, 3655, 7th Field Ambulance, HMAT Geelong, Adelaide
12 Sep 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, 3655, 7th Field Ambulance, ANZAC / Gallipoli
11 Nov 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, 3655

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Son of Forester Benjamin ANDREWS and Janet Dickson nee BROWN

"...3655 Sergeant Percival Henry Andrews, 7th Field Ambulance Brigade was a 37 year old accountant from Glenelg, South Australia when he enlisted on 27 January 1915. He embarked for overseas from Adelaide on 31 May 1915 aboard HMAT Geelong. While serving at Gallipoli, he was hospitalised with gastritis and frost bite on 10 December 1915, was evacuated to Egypt and then returned to Australia for medical treatment. Sgt Andrews arrived back in Australia on 29 September 1916 and was discharged from the AIF as medically unfit for further service..." - SOURCE (