Other Name: Andrews, William George - Circular / Birth Records
Service Number: 1503
Enlisted: 10 December 1914
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 59th Infantry Battalion
Born: Caldicot, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom, 11 December 1886
Home Town: Moonee Ponds, Moonee Valley, Victoria
Schooling: National School, Caldicot, Wales, United Kingdom
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 19 July 1916, aged 29 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, V.C. Corner Australian Cemetery Memorial
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World War 1 Service

10 Dec 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 1503, Depot Battalion
19 Feb 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, 1503, 7th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '9' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Runic embarkation_ship_number: A54 public_note: ''
19 Feb 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Corporal, 1503, 7th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Runic, Melbourne
4 Mar 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Sergeant
19 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, 1503, 59th Infantry Battalion, Fromelles (Fleurbaix)

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

He was 31 and the son of George and Selina Andrews, of "Myrtle House," Caldicot, Newport,  Monmouthshire, Wales.Caldicot (Welsh: Cil-y-coed) is a town and community in Monmouthshire, south-east Wales, located between Chepstow and Newport. 

He had sustained a shrapnel wound to the shoulder at Gallipoli on 12th August 1915.

He is one of two Australian casualties of the Great War remembered on the Caldicot War Memorial.